A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes northwest of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 146.9027 East, latitude 47.93 North, depth = 427.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 21:17:17 / December 24, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 427.31 km (266 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d2q0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2q0. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:17 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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