A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 117 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 15:06:52 / December 4, 2019 @ 3:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006lz9. Unique identifier: us60006lz9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:06:52 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.9541° East, 43.247° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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