A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 155.7383 East, latitude 49.4785 North, depth = 59.88 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 18:26:50 / September 9, 2017 @ 6:26 pm. Unique identifier: us2000aiz4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aiz4. The temblor was reported at 18:26:50 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.88 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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