A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:34:57 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.49 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.159 East, latitude 48.4279 North, depth = 149.49 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005c4e. Id of event: us10005c4e. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 07:34:57 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:34 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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