A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.27 km (44 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:51:44 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 07:51:44 / April 2, 2017 @ 7:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dwu. Id of event: us10008dwu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 152.8932° East, 47.0154° North, depth 70.27 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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