A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (85 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 163.9766° East, 54.7702° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 10:40:22 / December 23, 2018 @ 10:40 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2wq. Unique identifier: us2000j2wq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:22 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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