A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Shikotan in Russia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.04 km (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.5466 East, latitude 43.5338 North, depth = 86.04 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:35:39 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 22:35:39 / February 8, 2021 @ 10:35 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dfqr. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfqr.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nemuro, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SSW of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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