A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Severomuysk in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d3uf. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3uf. The temblor was reported at 00:31:53 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 114.0779° East, latitude 56.1957° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 00:31:53 / December 29, 2020 @ 12:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taksimo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Taksimo (c. 10 400 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 have been detected in the same area. 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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