A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tsnori in Georgia. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009x3t. Unique identifier: us20009x3t. Exact location of earthquake, 46.1227° East, 41.6635° North, depth 53.52 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 22:36:54 / July 17, 2017 @ 10:36 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.52 km (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:36:54 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Qazax, Gardabani, Dzagam. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Telavi (c. 21 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Qazax (c. 18 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Zaqatala (c. 18 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tovuz (c. 12 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aghstafa (c. 12 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sagarejo (c. 12 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Georgia (c. 4 630 000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km ENE of Tsnori, Georgia.
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