A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:28 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.88 km (26 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mzt. Id of event: us10007mzt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 09:26:28 / December 27, 2016 @ 9:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 152.6784° East, latitude 46.5371° North, depth = 41.88 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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