A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 249 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia (155 miles). Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 21:31:53 / July 26, 2020 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:53 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 147.897° East, latitude 41.7294° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000b6tj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6tj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 249 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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