A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 93 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (58 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 165.0004° East, 54.5782° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:58:45 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 00:58:45 / December 22, 2018 @ 12:58 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j2ji. Id of event: us2000j2ji.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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