A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 220 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (137 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 07:32:56 / July 18, 2017 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.9838 East, latitude 54.2325 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:32:56 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z7e. Id of event: us20009z7e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 220 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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