A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 163 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (101 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:46 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/18 / 2018-01-15 11:28:46 / January 15, 2018 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000cpxw. Event ids that are associated: us2000cpxw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.2 km (23 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.2417° East, latitude 54.5114° North, depth = 37.2 km. 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 163 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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