A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (122 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 15:16:30 / October 14, 2015 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 156.0813° East, latitude 48.9156° North, depth = 43.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.23 km (27 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:30 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003q9d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003q9d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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