A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 259 km SE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (161 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us20009xkj. Event ids that are associated: us20009xkj. Global time and date of event 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 16:52:45 / July 18, 2017 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:52:45 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 169.2316° East, latitude 53.8276° North, depth = 10 km.
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 sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 259 km SE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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