A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (55 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:56:08 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 08:56:08 / December 21, 2018 @ 8:56 am. The earthquake was roughly 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 location, longitude 164.6516° East, latitude 54.9784° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000j20j. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j20j.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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