A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (153 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 00:56:22 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009z8k. Unique identifier: us20009z8k. Exact location of earthquake, 169.427° East, 54.197° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 13:56:22 / July 18, 2017 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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 fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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: 247 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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