A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 km NE of Shikotan, Russia (27 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007sg5. Event ids that are associated: us70007sg5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:27 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.03 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 147.1346° East, 44.0526° North, depth 65.03 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 18:06:27 / February 11, 2020 @ 6:06 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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