Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Tiksi in Russia


Earthquake location 72.0659S, 127.5557WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Tiksi in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.77 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:34:58 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.77 km, 127.5557° East, 72.0659° North. Unique identifier: us7000bnk5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnk5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 19:34:58 / September 10, 2020 @ 7:34 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Tiksi (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tiksi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 struck near. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km NW of Tiksi, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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