A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Akhty in Russia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 47.7606 East, latitude 41.3737 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 01:45:14 / September 6, 2017 @ 1:45 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000aggx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aggx. The temblor was reported at 04:45:14 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mingelchaur, Dagestanskiye Ogni, Derbent. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mingelchaur (c. 95 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sheki (c. 63 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Geoktschai (c. 35 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 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 eight 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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