A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 km SSW of Beringovskiy, Russia (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.2139° East, latitude 62.9164° North, depth = 7.96 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tqr. Unique identifier: us10008tqr. The temblor was reported at 18:23:20 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 06:23:20 / May 20, 2017 @ 6:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.96 km (5 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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