A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (68 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 17:07:08 / December 7, 2019 @ 5:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:07:08 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 147.8432 East, latitude 43.2524 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us60006nlm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006nlm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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