A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 233 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (145 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 169.165° East, 54.187° North, depth 48 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:34:18 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 23:34:18 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:34 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: at00ot9dh6. Event ids that are associated: at00ot9dh6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 233 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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