A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:48:38 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.471 East, latitude 48.1604 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4u0. Id of event: us6000c4u0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 12:48:38 / September 29, 2020 @ 12:48 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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