A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.52 km (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 03:56:00 / January 11, 2016 @ 3:56 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ewp. Id of event: us10004ewp. Exact location of event, depth 61.52 km, 152.7403° East, 47.1125° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:00 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). 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 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-six 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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