A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.24 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 10:22:25 / April 16, 2017 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 64.24 km, 154.205° East, 48.0246° North. Event id: us10008jka. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jka. The temblor was reported at 20:22:25 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seventeen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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