A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.9964° East, latitude 54.7947° North, depth = 26.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7c7. Id of event: us2000a7c7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 19:40:12 / August 8, 2017 @ 7:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:40:12 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.17 km (16 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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