A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 24 km NNW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (15 miles). Unique identifier: us20005ld0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ld0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 06:10:39 / April 24, 2016 @ 6:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 156.0311 East, latitude 50.8952 North, depth = 153.11 km. The temblor was detected at 17:10:39 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.11 km (95 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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