A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.12 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:38:15 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 02:38:15 / October 19, 2020 @ 2:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 153.2938 East, latitude 46.5435 North, depth = 22.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c9al. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9al.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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