A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (84 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 13:24:18 / December 24, 2018 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j308. Id of event: us2000j308. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:18 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.3675 East, latitude 54.4241 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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