A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (116 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 15:42:57 / August 8, 2017 @ 3:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:42:57 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5z0. Id of event: us2000a5z0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.6613° East, latitude 54.5384° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 186 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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