A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 262 km SW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (163 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 01:17:20 / January 18, 2021 @ 1:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d105. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d105. The temblor was picked up at 01:17:20 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 161.53 km (100 miles). Exact location of event, depth 161.53 km, 153.6211° East, 48.963° North.
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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