A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (91 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 09:30:59 / February 23, 2017 @ 9:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:59 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 155.4652 East, latitude 49.4354 North, depth = 58.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.55 km (36 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lqg. Unique identifier: us20008lqg.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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