A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 234 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (145 miles). Id of earthquake: pt17198005. Event ids that are associated: at00ot9dh6, pt17198005. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 23:34:21 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.3 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.2° East, 54.2° North, depth 48.3 km. The 7.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:34:21 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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