A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 152.9823° East, 47.4056° North, depth 92.59 km. The temblor was detected at 22:40:00 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007lzb. Unique identifier: us10007lzb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 12:40:00 / December 22, 2016 @ 12:40 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 92.59 km (58 miles).
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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