A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (61 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:15:03 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 164.6275 East, latitude 54.7756 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 11:15:03 / May 10, 2017 @ 11:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008r3h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008r3h. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 98 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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