A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (149 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 169.271 East, latitude 54.1835 North, depth = 20.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:04 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ab8n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ab8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:07:04 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:07 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.38 km (13 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 239 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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