A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kalinovskaya in Russia. All ids that are associated to the event: us20003np3. Unique identifier: us20003np3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 02:08:49 / September 12, 2015 @ 2:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:08:49 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 121.66 km, 45.7427° East, 43.6712° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.66 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mozdok, Surkhakhi, Galashki (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Groznyy (c. 226 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Khasavyurt (c. 126 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kizlyar (c. 50 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Urus-Martan (c. 41 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mozdok (c. 40 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km ENE of Kalinovskaya, Russia.
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