Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 94 km northwest of Ulan-Ude, Ivolginskiy Rayon, Buryatiya Republic, Russia, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:10 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 94 km northwest of Ulan-Ude, Ivolginskiy Rayon, Buryatiya Republic, Russia, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:10 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Feb 17:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 16:10:01 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 12:10 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.5133°N / 106.8116°E (Buryatiya Republic, Russia)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Enkheluk (pop: 118) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Kabansk (pop: 6,260) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Turuntayevo (Pribaykalsky District) (pop: 6,260) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNW of Ivolginsk (pop: 7,110) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of Ulan-Ude (pop: 360,300) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) N of Gusinoozyorsk (Selenginsky District) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Irkutsk (Irkutsk Oblast) (pop: 586,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ENE of Shelekhov (Irkutsk Oblast) (pop: 47,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) E of Angarsk (Irkutsk Oblast) (pop: 243,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) E of Usol'ye-Sibirskoye (Irkutsk Oblast) (pop: 85,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -13.3°C (8 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.410 km42 Km SE of Yelantsy, RussiaUSGS
M 4.430 kmLAKE BAYKAL REGION, RUSSIAEMSC

User reports for this quake (6)

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Irkutsk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Woke up suddenly. Short duration. Confused because I didn't know if it was an earthquake or just a train | 2 users found this interesting.
IRKUTSK / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Woke up suddenly. Short shaking. I didn't know if it was an earthquake or just a train passing by the rail station
Улан-удэ (93.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
92.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Irkutsk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Irkutsk / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
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