A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kultuk in Russia on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 18:04:57 / September 21, 2020 @ 6:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzek. Id of event: us6000bzek. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:04:57 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.4493 East, latitude 51.8548 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rechka-Vydrino, Usol’ye-Sibirskoye, Vydreno. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Irkutsk (c. 586 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Angarsk (c. 243 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Usol’ye-Sibirskoye (c. 85 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shelekhov (c. 47 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Slyudyanka (c. 18 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Baykal’sk (c. 15 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Meget (c. 8 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kyren (c. 5 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km NW of Kultuk, Russia.
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