A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 207 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (129 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 15:17:32 / July 18, 2017 @ 3:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.943 East, latitude 54.4411 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z63. Id of event: us20009z63. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:17:32 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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