A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (83 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ix21. Unique identifier: us2000ix21. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 08:43:16 / December 24, 2018 @ 8:43 am. The temblor was reported at 19:43:16 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 164.1946° East, 54.5975° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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