A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Zestap’oni in Georgia. Exact location, longitude 42.9101° East, latitude 42.0239° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:57:28 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 14:57:28 / October 15, 2019 @ 2:57 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005uby. Id of event: us70005uby. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Kutaisi (c. 178 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Samtredia (c. 28 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Senak’i (c. 27 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tsalenjikha, Ts’khinvali, Khobi. Country/countries that might be effected, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 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 three 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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