A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.05 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:08:16 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 11:08:16 / January 15, 2018 @ 11:08 am. Event id: us2000cpy4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cpy4. Exact location, longitude 152.8582° East, latitude 46.2123° North, depth = 36.05 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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