A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 247 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (153 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 09:46:00 / September 4, 2017 @ 9:46 am. Unique identifier: us2000afih. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000afih. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:46:00 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.22 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4271° East, 54.2002° North, depth 18.22 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 247 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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