A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gedzhukh in Russia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4we. Id of event: us6000d4we. Exact location of event, longitude 47.9957 East, latitude 42.0889 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:05:51 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 01:05:51 / January 2, 2021 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tarki, Nizhneye Kazanishche, Verkhneye Kazanishche (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Azerbaijan (c. 8 304 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Derbent (c. 106 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kaspiysk (c. 81 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Izberbash (c. 42 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Xaçmaz (c. 37 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Dagestanskiye Ogni (c. 27 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quba (c. 22 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Belidzhi (c. 16 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Gedzhukh, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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