A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gostagayevskaya in Russia. Exact location of event, longitude 37.5767 East, latitude 44.9744 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 20:47:37 / April 24, 2018 @ 8:47 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:47:37 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000drk0. Id of event: us1000drk0.
Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Novorossiysk (c. 241 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Slavyansk-na-Kubani (c. 65 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Krymsk (c. 57 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Anapa (c. 53 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Gelendzhik (c. 50 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Temryuk (c. 36 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Grivenskaya, Severskaya, Novomyshastovskaya.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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