A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Oni in Georgia on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:17:20 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 01:17:20 / November 6, 2018 @ 1:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000i79c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i79c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 43.6048 East, latitude 42.5172 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Psygansu, Zmeyskaya, Mart’vili. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Kutaisi (c. 178 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alagir (c. 19 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chegem (c. 18 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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