A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (78 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 12:10:12 / January 6, 2016 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:10:12 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.28 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004c55. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c55. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.6936 East, latitude 56.0514 North, depth = 30.28 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km NW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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