A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.79 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 31.79 km, 152.0272° East, 44.3731° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 08:20:02 / September 23, 2017 @ 8:20 am. The temblor was reported at 18:20:02 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000atht. Unique identifier: us2000atht.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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