A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kozyrëvsk in Russia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 160.1074 East, latitude 56.1155 North, depth = 131.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.68 km (82 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:51:01 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 15:51:01 / October 17, 2020 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbc5. Unique identifier: us6000cbc5.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 16 km ENE of Kozyrëvsk, Russia.
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