A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, east of the Kuril Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 00:51:04 / December 21, 2020 @ 12:51 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Unique identifier: us6000d5ex. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5ex. Exact location, longitude 156.6819° East, latitude 47.7568° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:51:04 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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