A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Lebedinyy in Russia. Exact location of earthquake, 126.3589° East, 58.0031° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:46:12 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 18:46:12 / January 18, 2021 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d16b. Id of event: us7000d16b.
Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aldan. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Aldan (c. 24 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km SE of Lebedinyy, Russia.
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