A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 199 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (124 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/15 / 2015-07-23 06:39:16 / July 23, 2015 @ 6:39 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:16 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.8469° East, 54.4869° North, depth 22.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.05 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20002zfs. Unique identifier: us20002zfs.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 199 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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