A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 107 km SE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia (66 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 62.3 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 22:59:27 / October 10, 2017 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:59:27 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 159.3689° East, latitude 52.1698° North, depth = 62.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000apxz. Id of event: us1000apxz.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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