A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km E of Shikotan, Russia (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 07:03:40 / December 26, 2020 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 147.8005° East, latitude 43.8626° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:03:40 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d35h. Event ids that are associated: us6000d35h.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km E of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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