A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sheregesh in Russia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 20:12:52 / October 15, 2020 @ 8:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000caky. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000caky. Exact location, longitude 87.9938° East, latitude 52.9458° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 20:12:52 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Mezhdurechensk (c. 101 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Osinniki (c. 48 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Myski (c. 44 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kaltan (c. 25 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tashtagol (c. 22 800 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Sheregesh (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tayzhina, Osinniki, Myski (min 5000 pop). 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km N of Sheregesh, Russia.
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