A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 11:42:23 / January 29, 2021 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.61 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 153.0771° East, 48.5473° North, depth 165.61 km. Id of earthquake: us6000deq4. Event ids that are associated: us6000deq4. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:42:23 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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