A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008srn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008srn. Global time and date of event 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 23:16:09 / March 10, 2017 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.73 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 153.2226° East, 47.1287° North, depth 47.73 km. The temblor was detected at 09:16:09 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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