A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 km E of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 163.1283° East, latitude 56.1724° North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us10007vkd. Event ids that are associated: us10007vkd. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 14:47:07 / January 10, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:47:07 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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