A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a0s6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0s6. Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 18:37:26 / July 19, 2017 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:26 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.1251 East, latitude 54.1996 North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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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