A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Shikotan in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 00:10:24 / December 7, 2019 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:10:24 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.6712 East, latitude 43.262 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us60006r8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006r8p.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km S of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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