A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 214 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (133 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:59:50 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 19:59:50 / August 8, 2018 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000g8wz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g8wz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 149.7398° East, 43.8294° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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