A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (137 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000cq5u. Event ids that are associated: us2000cq5u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.96 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:44:20 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8515 East, latitude 54.0893 North, depth = 36.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 22:44:20 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT.
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 eighty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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