A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Severomuysk in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:53:48 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 23:53:48 / April 17, 2018 @ 11:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 113.8849 East, latitude 56.3431 North, depth = 18.54 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.54 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e1wv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e1wv.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taksimo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Taksimo (c. 10 400 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km NE of Severomuysk, Russia.
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