A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 158 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (98 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 160.6455° East, 53.8285° North, depth 39.75 km. Unique identifier: us10008ky0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ky0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 07:02:28 / April 26, 2017 @ 7:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.75 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:02:28 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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