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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Kultuk in Russia

Earthquake location 51.7934S, 103.5467WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kultuk in Russia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.5467° East, 51.7934° North. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:56 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000bzfz. Event ids that are associated: us6000bzfz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 18:19:56 / September 21, 2020 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kyren, Rechka-Vydrino, Angarsk (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Irkutsk (c. 586 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Angarsk (c. 243 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shelekhov (c. 47 500 pop), 19 km (11 miles) from Slyudyanka (c. 18 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Baykal’sk (c. 15 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Meget (c. 8 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kyren (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 13 km NW of Kultuk, Russia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 103.5467° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7934° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km NW of Kultuk, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-21 18:19:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-21 20:53:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.128 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bzfz Id of event.
Event Code 6000bzfz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bzfz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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