A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 107 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 161.5378° East, 55.4232° North, depth 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 23:49:18 / March 23, 2017 @ 11:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:49:18 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008u5m. Event ids that are associated: us20008u5m.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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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