A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 149 km SSE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia (93 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 05:03:03 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.5546 East, latitude 51.7891 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 18:03:03 / January 16, 2020 @ 6:03 pm. Unique identifier: us60007j7c. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007j7c.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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