A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Petropavlovka in Russia on Thursday. Event id: us1000atsv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atsv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:46:02 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.2311 East, latitude 50.535 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 17:46:02 / October 18, 2017 @ 5:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Sühbaatar (c. 24 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kyakhta (c. 18 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Petropavlovka (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mongolia (c. 3 087 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kyakhta, Sühbaatar, Petropavlovka.
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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