A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 253 km SSE of Vostok, Russia (157 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.08 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 150.448° East, latitude 46.889° North, depth = 193.08 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 18:03:13 / October 14, 2015 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:03:13 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003nn8. Unique identifier: us10003nn8.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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