A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km NE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (27 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad1l. Id of event: us2000ad1l. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 00:35:22 / August 30, 2017 @ 12:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.4409° East, 55.4921° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:35:22 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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