A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (58 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 22:24:23 / December 20, 2018 @ 10:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.7958 East, latitude 54.6951 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:24:23 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). 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: us2000j1t2. Id of event: us2000j1t2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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