A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Alkhan-Yurt in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:05:01 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 13:05:01 / December 13, 2020 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.5723 East, latitude 43.204 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000cqse. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqse.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kizlyar, Mozdok, Kargalinskaya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Vladikavkaz (c. 317 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Groznyy (c. 226 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Nazran’ (c. 164 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Khasavyurt (c. 126 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Ordzhonikidzevskaya (c. 71 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Staryy Malgobek (c. 46 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malgobek (c. 43 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km S of Alkhan-Yurt, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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