A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (130 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 18:07:13 / February 17, 2017 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20008kk5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kk5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 150.3896° East, latitude 45.9043° North, depth = 99.43 km. The temblor was detected at 05:07:13 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.43 km (62 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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