A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (19 miles) on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:06:51 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 147.0564° East, latitude 43.6551° North, depth = 46.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 12:06:51 / September 5, 2020 @ 12:06 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.8 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bifw. Id of event: us7000bifw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-five 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 31 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia.
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