A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Taman’ in Russia on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 20:17:32 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n4g. Id of event: us20009n4g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 18:17:32 / June 16, 2017 @ 6:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 36.827 East, latitude 44.878 North, depth = 14.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.66 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop), Ukraine (c. 45 416 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Krymsk, Kabardinka, Anastasiyevskaya. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Novorossiysk (c. 241 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kerch (c. 152 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Krymsk (c. 57 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Anapa (c. 53 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Temryuk (c. 36 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Varenikovskaya (c. 14 400 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. 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.
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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 SSE of Taman’, Russia.
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