A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 152.0037° East, 46.0611° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us2000aa2q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa2q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:52:40 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 04:52:40 / August 21, 2017 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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