A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009x62. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009x62. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:21:18 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:18 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.2211° East, 54.1585° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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