A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (143 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.9618 East, latitude 54.052 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 08:00:01 / July 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:00:01 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xci. Id of event: us20009xci.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 230 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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