A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Tymovskoye in Russia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 14:03:19 / August 17, 2016 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.7 km, 142.3754° East, 50.366° North. The temblor was reported at 00:03:19 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.7 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ef7. Id of event: us10006ef7.
Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Smirnykh, Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy, Tymovskoye. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskiy (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Tymovskoye (c. 8 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Smirnykh (c. 7 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Tymovskoye, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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