A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 153.2248° East, latitude 45.9918° North, depth = 19.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.67 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:29:16 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008l54. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008l54. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 17:29:16 / February 9, 2017 @ 5:29 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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