A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tiksi in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:13 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hlw. Unique identifier: us70008hlw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 23:41:13 / March 27, 2020 @ 11:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3876° East, 72.0966° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tiksi (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tiksi. Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km NW of Tiksi, Russia.
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