A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Gedzhukh in Russia on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c1gc. Id of event: us2000c1gc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 05:23:38 / December 7, 2017 @ 5:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 48.05 East, latitude 42.0359 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:23:38 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Izberbash (c. 42 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xaçmaz, Kurush, Karabudakhkent. Close country/countries, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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