A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:10:44 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 14:10:44 / February 9, 2016 @ 2:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20004z0s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004z0s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.51 km (46 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.9583° East, latitude 47.8362° North, depth = 73.51 km.
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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