A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 132 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (82 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.9613° East, latitude 54.8175° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:25:42 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apw7. Unique identifier: us2000apw7. 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). Global time and date of event 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 13:25:42 / September 18, 2017 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 132 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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