A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 47 km ENE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (29 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.6772° East, 55.3532° North. The temblor was reported at 12:51:37 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009x7m. Id of event: us20009x7m. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 01:51:37 / July 18, 2017 @ 1:51 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 47 km ENE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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