A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a8em. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8em. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.4 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:52:09 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 137.4 km, 152.9509° East, 48.4368° North. Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 15:52:09 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:52 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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