A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 235 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (146 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.1 km, 169.2627° East, 54.2563° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:32:21 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.1 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abd2. Id of event: us2000abd2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 15:32:21 / August 24, 2017 @ 3:32 pm.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 235 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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