A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 94 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (58 miles). Exact location, longitude 155.7803° East, latitude 49.8594° North, depth = 76.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004hjl. Unique identifier: us20004hjl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.6 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:14:21 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/15 / 2015-12-16 14:14:21 / December 16, 2015 @ 2:14 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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