A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 41 km NNE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.87 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 02:34:56 / January 27, 2018 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:34:56 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.2932 East, latitude 55.529 North, depth = 31.87 km. Id of earthquake: us2000cq8m. Event ids that are associated: us2000cq8m.
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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NNE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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