A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.2 km (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.7501 East, latitude 48.1469 North, depth = 93.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 04:31:22 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:31 am. Event id: us1000gipf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gipf. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:31:22 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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