A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100087ln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087ln. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 01:33:10 / March 8, 2017 @ 1:33 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.04 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.8239° East, latitude 47.2777° North, depth = 23.04 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:33:10 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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