A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 160 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (99 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 21:50:31 / July 18, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:50:31 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xqt. Unique identifier: us20009xqt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.1582 East, latitude 54.4786 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 160 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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