A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km SE of Vostok, Russia (146 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 20:00:56 / May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us20005y8a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005y8a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:00:56 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 150.6948 East, latitude 47.1706 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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