A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 75 km W of Nikol’skoye, Russia (47 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j1zq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j1zq. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 00:39:28 / December 21, 2018 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 164.8103° East, latitude 55.1096° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:39:28 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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.
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