A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.25 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2yu. Unique identifier: us7000d2yu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 20:25:05 / January 24, 2021 @ 8:25 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:25:05 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 152.7275 East, latitude 48.205 North, depth = 152.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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