A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 194 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 168.7604° East, 54.4762° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mus. Id of event: us10006mus. The temblor was picked up at 07:37:13 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 20:37:13 / September 7, 2016 @ 8:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 194 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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