A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 98 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 22:09:36 / December 20, 2018 @ 10:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000ivlk. Event ids that are associated: us2000ivlk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 164.4934 East, latitude 55.0005 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:09:36 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 98 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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