A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia (155 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 01:12:44 / July 27, 2020 @ 1:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4ja. Unique identifier: us6000b4ja. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:12:44 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 148.3641° East, latitude 41.9001° North, depth = 10 km.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 250 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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