A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 231 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (144 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:29:53 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 169.1894° East, 54.2467° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ak57. Unique identifier: us2000ak57. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 15:29:53 / September 11, 2017 @ 3:29 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 231 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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