A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 79 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia (49 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:05:09 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 16:05:09 / December 22, 2016 @ 4:05 pm. Unique identifier: us10007m07. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007m07. Exact location, longitude 164.7407° East, latitude 55.2556° North, depth = 22.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.19 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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