A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km E of Shikotan, Russia (99 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.57 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.7059° East, latitude 43.8147° North, depth = 42.57 km. Event id: us7000996k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000996k. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:13 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 04:20:13 / May 3, 2020 @ 4:20 am. 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 159 km E of Shikotan, Russia.
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