A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Borjomi in Georgia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 09:03:40 / October 28, 2018 @ 9:03 am. Exact location, longitude 43.4895° East, latitude 41.9026° North, depth = 6.15 km. The temblor was reported at 13:03:40 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000hi6v. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hi6v.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Kutaisi (c. 178 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Akhaltsikhe (c. 17 300 pop). Close country/countries, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tsqaltubo, Kaspi, Kutaisi.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NE of Borjomi, Georgia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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