A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kulary in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.74 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:29:51 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 21:29:51 / December 12, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 45.5186° East, 43.2085° North, depth 25.74 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cqmw. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqmw.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ardon, Mutsalaul, Kargalinskaya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Vladikavkaz (c. 317 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Groznyy (c. 226 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Nazran’ (c. 164 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Khasavyurt (c. 126 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Staryy Malgobek (c. 46 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malgobek (c. 43 400 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SSE of Kulary, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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