A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 13:46:12 / May 13, 2017 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. 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 13:46:12 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 135.62 km, 148.4147° East, 44.7731° North. Id of earthquake: us10008s6b. Event ids that are associated: us10008s6b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.62 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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