A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Yelantsy in Russia on Wednesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:33 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 106.6945° East, 52.4466° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 21:44:33 / December 9, 2020 @ 9:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpkf. Unique identifier: us7000cpkf.
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Ulan-Ude (c. 360 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Zarechnyy (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ivolginsk (c. 7 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Turuntayevo (c. 6 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kabansk (c. 6 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sokol (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ulan-Ude, Sokol, Ivolginsk (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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 44 km SSE of Yelantsy, Russia.
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