A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 195 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (121 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 168.6941 East, latitude 54.3854 North, depth = 35.54 km. The temblor was reported at 08:22:23 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 21:22:23 / May 31, 2018 @ 9:22 pm. Event id: us1000efx6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000efx6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.54 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 195 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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