A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tlyarata in Russia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 16:57:50 / September 7, 2016 @ 4:57 pm. Id of earthquake: us10006mq7. Event ids that are associated: us10006mq7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.57 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:57:50 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 46.6489° East, latitude 41.9564° North, depth = 54.57 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Zaqatala (c. 18 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Qax (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Gurjaani (c. 9 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Belokany (c. 9 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Aliabad (c. 9 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Qvareli (c. 8 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ansalta, Untsukul’, Urkarakh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 29 km SE of Tlyarata, Russia.
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