A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Russia. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7728 East, latitude 43.6703 North, depth = 117.14 km. The temblor was detected at 16:35:34 / 4:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d5i0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5i0. The epicenter was at a depth of 117.14 km (73 miles). 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: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 16:35:34 / December 22, 2020 @ 4:35 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Nemuro, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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