A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.54 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:25:57 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). 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: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 20:25:57 / December 18, 2019 @ 8:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006td2. Id of event: us60006td2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.6693 East, latitude 46.942 North, depth = 78.54 km.
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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