Information on the earthquake: moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake
Moderate magnitude earthquake 4.9 to 10 km deep
29 Sep 03:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Updated Wed Sep 29, 2021, 03:54 AM
Moderate 4.9-magnitude earthquake reported 90 km east of Kuanda, Russia
4.9 earthquake Sep 29 12:23 pm (GMT +9)
A second report was then released by the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), which also listed it as a 4.9 magnitude earthquake.
Based on preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused significant damage, but was likely felt by many as a slight vibration in the epicenter area.
Weak tremors were felt in Novaya Chara (4,400 inhabitants) located 68 km from the epicenter, Chara (2,000 inhabitants) 75 km and Kuanda (9,600 inhabitants) 90 km.
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Date and hour : 29 Sep 2021 03:23:22 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday 29 Sep 2021 12:23 (GMT +9)
Depth: 10.0 km
Latitude / longitude of epicenter: 56.3648 ° N / 117.5404 ° E↗ (Transbaikal Territory, Russia)
Antipode: 56.365 ° S / 62.46 ° W↗
Nearest volcano: Udokan (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and villages:
68 km (43 mi) southwest of Novaya Chara (pop: 4,370) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
75 km (46 mi) southwest of Chara (pop: 1,970) -> See nearby earthquakes!
90 km (56 mi) east of Kuanda (Kalarsky district) (pop: 9,600) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
163 km (101 mi) east of Taksimo (Maysky district, Republic of Buryatia) (pop: 10,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
255 km (159 mi) east of Severomuysk (Republic of Buryatia) (pop: 3 960) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
162 mi (261 km) southeast of Bodaybo (Irkutsk oblast) (pop: 15,900) -> See nearby earthquakes!
166 mi (268 km) southeast of Mamakan (Irkutsk oblast) (pop: 2,230) -> See nearby earthquakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNW of Mogocha (Mogochinskiy Rayon) (pop: 12,600) -> See nearby earthquakes!
387 km (241 mi) northwest of Yerofey Pavlovich (Amur Oblast) (pop: 5,410) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
549 km (341 mi) NNE of Chita (pop: 308,500) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
Clouds covered -5.9 ° C (21 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 3 m / s (5 kts) from NW
Main data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated energy released: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tonnes of TNT) Find out more
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.9||10 km||68 Km SW of Novaya Chara, Russia||USGS|
|4.9||10 km||CHITINSKAYA ‘OBLAST, RUSSIA||EMSC|
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