A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 06:21:19 / September 14, 2016 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006peg. Unique identifier: us10006peg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:21:19 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 153.7115° East, 47.4648° North, depth 56.64 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.64 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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