A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:27:11 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 00:27:11 / September 1, 2018 @ 12:27 am. Unique identifier: us2000hafn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hafn. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 155.6566° East, 46.8819° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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