A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (150 miles) on Monday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:33:47 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.1415 East, latitude 54.0107 North, depth = 29.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.9 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d83p. Unique identifier: us1000d83p. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 15:33:47 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 242 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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