A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 151 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (94 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.0949 East, latitude 49.3168 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 22:22:05 / October 12, 2018 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:22:05 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hbe6. Id of event: us1000hbe6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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