A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 152 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (94 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 21:51:23 / July 18, 2017 @ 9:51 pm. Unique identifier: us20009z6z. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009z6z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 168.2896° East, latitude 54.8395° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:51:23 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 152 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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