A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km ESE of Ozernovskiy, Russia (60 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 64.81 km (40 miles). Event id: us2000abqv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abqv. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 23:27:59 / August 22, 2017 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:59 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 157.7995 East, latitude 51.1681 North, depth = 64.81 km.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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