A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 178 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (111 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.65 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 149.6417 East, latitude 44.2306 North, depth = 32.65 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 07:59:39 / August 26, 2018 @ 7:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghix. Unique identifier: us1000ghix. The temblor was detected at 17:59:39 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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