A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Ural Mountains region, Russia kilometers (0 miles) from Ural Mountains region, Russia. Id of earthquake: us2000h8l7. Event ids that are associated: us2000h8l7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 58.0747° East, latitude 54.7031° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:16 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 07:27:16 / September 5, 2018 @ 7:27 am.
Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Beloretsk (c. 70 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Satka (c. 49 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Trëkhgornyy (c. 34 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Asha (c. 33 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ust’-Katav (c. 25 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bakal (c. 21 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesyagutovo, Verkhniye Kigi, Berdyaush (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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