A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (134 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 149.8303 East, latitude 43.8857 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000giex. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000giex. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 01:58:14 / August 28, 2018 @ 1:58 am. The temblor was reported at 11:58:14 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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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