A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006rlb. Event ids that are associated: us10006rlb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 153.2172° East, 46.6649° North, depth 40.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.03 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 11:15:40 / September 22, 2016 @ 11:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:15:40 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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