A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 153.6505° East, 46.9488° North, depth 52.73 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:33:50 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.73 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:33:50 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006k1t. Id of event: us10006k1t.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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