A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (86 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 22:19:05 / December 21, 2018 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j21i. Unique identifier: us2000j21i. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 163.892° East, 54.846° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:19:05 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-eight, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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