A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 16:48:34 / August 21, 2016 @ 4:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.22 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 152.2595 East, latitude 45.4912 North, depth = 23.22 km. Id of earthquake: us20006tww. Event ids that are associated: us20006tww. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:48:34 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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