A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 197 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (122 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 168.6904 East, latitude 54.3506 North, depth = 35.58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 23:41:13 / September 8, 2016 @ 11:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.58 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006pr5. Unique identifier: us10006pr5. The temblor was reported at 10:41:13 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 197 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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