A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, near the south coast of Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, Russia (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:47:34 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 22:47:34 / August 21, 2018 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -171.966 West, latitude 64.4913 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak20136517. Unique identifier: ak20136517. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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