A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 137 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (85 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:09:26 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 06:09:26 / December 22, 2018 @ 6:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, 164.329° East, 54.4174° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j2jv. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2jv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km SW of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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