A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Verkhniy Fiagdon in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 21:01:40 / January 26, 2020 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 44.3096 East, latitude 42.9381 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:01:40 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007gpv. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007gpv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Vladikavkaz (c. 317 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Nal’chik (c. 272 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Nazran’ (c. 164 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Staryy Malgobek (c. 46 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malgobek (c. 43 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valerik, Chegem Vtoroy, Nogamerzin-Yurt (min 5000 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 one 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 quakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 N of Verkhniy Fiagdon, Russia.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.