A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 240 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (149 miles). Event id: us2000a0w6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0w6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2159 East, latitude 54.1126 North, depth = 19.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.15 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 13:01:58 / July 20, 2017 @ 1:01 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:01:58 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 240 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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