A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tashir in Armenia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 44.1478° East, latitude 41.1105° North, depth = 7.57 km. The temblor was reported at 20:22:47 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.57 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 16:22:47 / September 10, 2019 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005e8a. Id of event: us70005e8a.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Armenia (c. 2 968 000 pop), Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gori, Byureghavan, Mtskheta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tbilisi (c. 1 049 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Gyumri (c. 148 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Vanadzor (c. 101 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rust’avi (c. 50 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hrazdan (c. 40 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ashtarak (c. 18 800 pop).
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 struck near. 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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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km W of Tashir, Armenia.
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