A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tolstoy-Yurt in Russia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 01:26:22 / March 6, 2017 @ 1:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 45.8099 East, latitude 43.4216 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008771. Unique identifier: us10008771. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:26:22 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dubki, Chermen, Kambileyevskoye (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Groznyy (c. 226 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Nazran’ (c. 164 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Khasavyurt (c. 126 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kizlyar (c. 50 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Urus-Martan (c. 41 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Karabulak (c. 34 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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