A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (65 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 14:06:19 / December 24, 2018 @ 2:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j30f. Unique identifier: us2000j30f. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 164.4677° East, 54.8268° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:06:19 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 105 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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