A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Oni in Georgia. The temblor was picked up at 09:46:17 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dj20. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj20. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 09:46:17 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 43.3783° East, latitude 42.5806° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Georgia (c. 4 630 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Kutaisi (c. 178 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gori (c. 46 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ts’khinvali (c. 30 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Khashuri (c. 27 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Zestap’oni (c. 25 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Alagir (c. 19 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gudauri, Gori, Digora.
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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 5 km W of Oni, Georgia.
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