Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 45 km southeast of Tayshet, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, on Sunday, 10 December 1989 at 19:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 10 Dec 1989 19:55:25 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.6°N / 98.396°E (Irkutsk Oblast, Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Alzamay (pop: 7,060) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Tayshet (pop: 37,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Kvitok (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Biryusinsk (pop: 9,580) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of Yurty (pop: 5,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Nizhneudinsk (pop: 38,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Chunskiy (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) WSW of Bratsk (pop: 256,600) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) E of Krasnoyarsk (Krasnoyarskiy) (pop: 927,200) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) NW of Irkutsk (pop: 586,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||Irkutskaya Oblast', Russia||USGS|
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