A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (50 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:19:27 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.1 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.2068° East, 54.9595° North, depth 24.1 km. Event id: us1000de7x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000de7x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 00:19:27 / March 27, 2018 @ 12:19 am.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 81 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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