A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:16:50 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 153.4037° East, latitude 48.0595° North, depth = 74.14 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 21:16:50 / January 7, 2021 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d6kg. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6kg. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.14 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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