A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 23:19:51 / November 20, 2017 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.75 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.6163° East, latitude 47.374° North, depth = 42.75 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bs40. Unique identifier: us2000bs40. The temblor was picked up at 09:19:51 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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