A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009qfa. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009qfa. The temblor was picked up at 16:24:13 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.8 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 06:24:13 / May 26, 2020 @ 6:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 39.8 km, 153.3749° East, 46.5568° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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