A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km E of Shikotan, Russia (63 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 43.56 km, 147.9848° East, 43.8338° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a7cq. Id of event: us6000a7cq. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:53 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.56 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 04:05:53 / June 7, 2020 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km E of Shikotan, Russia.
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