A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 219 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (136 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 168.9975° East, 54.27° North, depth 33.98 km. Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 02:46:33 / July 19, 2017 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.98 km (21 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a0qs. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0qs. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:46:33 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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