A 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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