A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (65 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j200. Unique identifier: us2000j200. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 164.4482° East, 54.8872° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:35:45 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 00:35:45 / December 21, 2018 @ 12:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-two, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 104 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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