A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Teeli in Russia. Global time and date of event 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 15:21:25 / April 15, 2016 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:21:25 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ihw. Unique identifier: us20005ihw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 15 km, 90.0473° East, 51.3547° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyzyl-Mazhalyk, Ak-Dovurak (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Ak-Dovurak (c. 12 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kyzyl-Mazhalyk (c. 5 000 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km NNW of Teeli, Russia.
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