A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 258 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (160 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 04:57:43 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 162.88 East, latitude 53.7439 North, depth = 41.94 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 17:57:43 / August 26, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.94 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000ad6z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad6z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 258 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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