A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 05:09:22 / February 12, 2017 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 153.6277 East, latitude 47.2582 North, depth = 38.67 km. Unique identifier: us20008lhu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008lhu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.67 km (24 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:22 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kuril Islands.
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