A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 166 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (103 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:21:58 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 149.7236° East, 45.9997° North, depth 159.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.18 km (99 miles). Event id: us10006r6f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006r6f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 19:21:58 / September 20, 2016 @ 7:21 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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