A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 99 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:21:27 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 164.6268° East, latitude 54.7701° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 05:21:27 / December 21, 2018 @ 5:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j207. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j207.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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