A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (138 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 05:09:30 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jkfl. Event ids that are associated: us1000jkfl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 19:09:30 / March 22, 2019 @ 7:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.04 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 44.04 km, 155.3551° East, 48.7399° North.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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