A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 155.8408° East, 47.6829° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009lhh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009lhh. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 09:42:28 / May 20, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:28 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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