A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 111 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:56:43 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 21:56:43 / December 20, 2018 @ 9:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.249 East, latitude 55.164 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j1sh. Unique identifier: us2000j1sh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 111 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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