A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Oni in Georgia on Monday. Event id: us100088l0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088l0. The temblor was detected at 06:25:20 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.41 km, 43.6166° East, 42.43° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 02:25:20 / March 13, 2017 @ 2:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.41 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kutaisi (c. 178 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Alagir (c. 19 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Digora, Chikola, Kaspi (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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