A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 107 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (66 miles). Exact location, longitude 164.3393° East, latitude 54.9904° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:53:54 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000j1sg. Event ids that are associated: us2000j1sg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 21:53:54 / December 20, 2018 @ 9:53 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 107 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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