A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Anapa in Russia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:36:00 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 05:36:00 / March 15, 2020 @ 5:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.75 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 37.1439 East, latitude 44.8853 North, depth = 36.75 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008fxj. Id of event: us60008fxj.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Akhtyrskiy, Trudobelikovskiy, Divnomorskoye (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop), Ukraine (c. 45 416 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Novorossiysk (c. 241 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kerch (c. 152 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Slavyansk-na-Kubani (c. 65 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Krymsk (c. 57 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Anapa (c. 53 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Gelendzhik (c. 50 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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.
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