A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 252 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (157 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:26:24 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:26 am. Exact location, longitude 169.4102° East, latitude 54.0881° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:26:24 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009x5b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009x5b.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 252 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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