A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (54 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 01:12:44 / April 25, 2016 @ 1:12 am. The temblor was detected at 11:12:44 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005lhf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005lhf. Exact location of event, depth 88.92 km, 156.1008° East, 49.889° North. 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 88.92 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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