A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 226 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (140 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:10:53 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 169.0637° East, latitude 54.2119° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009xim. Event ids that are associated: us20009xim. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 13:10:53 / July 18, 2017 @ 1:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.