A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 92 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 164.5867 East, latitude 54.9869 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 07:52:43 / August 18, 2019 @ 7:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600056mp. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056mp. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:43 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 92 km WSW of Nikol’skoye, Russia.
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