A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 112 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (70 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kc9. Id of event: us10006kc9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 15:40:20 / September 4, 2016 @ 3:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:40:20 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 155.8512° East, latitude 49.6872° North, depth = 58.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.12 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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