A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 131 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 148.3156° East, 44.0582° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di9j. Id of event: us7000di9j. The temblor was reported at 23:54:06 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 23:54:06 / March 11, 2021 @ 11:54 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 131 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia.
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