A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 289 km ESE of Vostok, Russia (180 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us20007eeu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007eeu. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:49:27 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 20:49:27 / October 15, 2016 @ 8:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.81 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 152.493° East, latitude 47.8876° North, depth = 128.81 km.
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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