A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:57 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.4582 East, latitude 47.1828 North, depth = 91.07 km. Id of earthquake: us20008va2. Event ids that are associated: us20008va2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.07 km (57 miles). Global time and date of event 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 02:32:57 / March 20, 2017 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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