A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 70 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (43 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000j2js. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2js. The temblor was reported at 16:39:19 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 05:39:19 / December 22, 2018 @ 5:39 am. Exact location, longitude 164.9285° East, latitude 55.0097° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one hundred and four 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 70 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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