A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 99 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:23 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j21j. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j21j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 164.5322° East, 54.8893° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 22:31:23 / December 21, 2018 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 99 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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