A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (78 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 23:48:56 / January 10, 2016 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 29.55 km, 164.0721° East, 54.9036° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:48:56 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.55 km (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004de2. Event ids that are associated: us10004de2.
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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