A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 253 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (157 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:46:44 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 16:46:44 / May 24, 2019 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003rt6. Unique identifier: us60003rt6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.88 km (48 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, 154.66° East, 48.6047° North, depth 76.88 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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