A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (106 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 23:22:46 / August 20, 2017 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000aa0y. Event ids that are associated: us2000aa0y. Exact location of event, longitude 168.4285 East, latitude 54.5619 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:22:46 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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