A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes east of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 36.07 km, 155.7835° East, 47.9108° North. Global time and date of event 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 12:57:17 / October 12, 2018 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:17 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.07 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hb22. Unique identifier: us1000hb22. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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