A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 110 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (68 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.335 East, latitude 54.9062 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 15:41:02 / December 23, 2018 @ 3:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:41:02 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j2wz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2wz. 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 fourty, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 110 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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