A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 km NE of Shikotan, Russia (24 miles). Unique identifier: us7000c7vc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7vc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 05:12:31 / October 30, 2020 @ 5:12 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.12 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 147.0559 East, latitude 44.0492 North, depth = 79.12 km. The temblor was detected at 05:12:31 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km NE of Shikotan, Russia.
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