A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 109 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000cbbv. Event ids that are associated: us6000cbbv. Exact location of event, longitude 148.0511 East, latitude 44.0041 North, depth = 68.52 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:33:41 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 12:33:41 / October 17, 2020 @ 12:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.52 km (43 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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