A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 151.9891° East, latitude 45.8062° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 14:38:01 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkwj. Id of event: us1000jkwj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 04:38:01 / March 24, 2019 @ 4:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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