A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Event id: us20008iqv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iqv. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:55:38 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 23:55:38 / January 26, 2017 @ 11:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.62 km (36 miles). Exact location of event, depth 58.62 km, 152.8835° East, 46.9697° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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