A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 122 km SE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 163.7° East, latitude 55.3732° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:19 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 19:25:19 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:25 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ky4. Unique identifier: us20008ky4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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