A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni in Russia on Saturday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:58 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 48.2636° East, 42.1575° North. Id of earthquake: us6000d53c. Event ids that are associated: us6000d53c. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 22:06:58 / January 2, 2021 @ 10:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Izberbash (c. 42 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Qusar (c. 16 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Akhty, Xaçmaz, Karabudakhkent (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two 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 quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NE of Dagestanskiye Ogni, Russia.
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