A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 81 km NE of Shikotan, Russia (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 147.5434° East, 44.234° North, depth 66.26 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 18:51:50 / January 28, 2021 @ 6:51 pm. Event id: us6000dcq6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcq6. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.26 km (41 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:50 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 81 km NE of Shikotan, Russia.
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