A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (67 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 148.0342° East, latitude 44.0244° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:27:33 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009972. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009972. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 05:27:33 / May 3, 2020 @ 5:27 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 108 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia.
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