A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 111 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia (69 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:55 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.2593 East, latitude 55.3474 North, depth = 34.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 19:27:55 / December 21, 2018 @ 7:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j219. Id of event: us2000j219.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 111 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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