Strong 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Russia

A earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 183 km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia (114 miles). Exact location, longitude 168.6472° East, latitude 54.5816° North, depth = 7.92 km. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:05:08 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009wwj. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ot8esn, pt17198004, us20009wwj. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikol’skoye in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.92 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 11:05:08 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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