A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 26 km N of Nikol’skoye, Russia (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:38:02 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 166.0048 East, latitude 55.436 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008l6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008l6k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 23:38:02 / April 26, 2017 @ 11:38 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km N of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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