A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (32 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.3513 East, latitude 43.9339 North, depth = 79.89 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:34 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.89 km (50 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 13:45:34 / December 5, 2019 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006mee. Id of event: us60006mee.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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