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Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Black Sea, 6.6 km south of Tuapse, Tuapsinskiy Rayon, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Russia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:49 am (GMT +3) -

Updated: May 27, 2023 13:12 GMT -
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Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Black Sea, 6.6 km south of Tuapse, Tuapsinskiy Rayon, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Russia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:49 am (GMT +3) Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - Black Sea, 6.6 km south of Tuapse, Tuapsinskiy Rayon, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Russia, on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 1:49 am (GMT +3)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 5 km depth

25 May 23:36 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 46 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 25, 2023 22:49:51 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, May 26, 2023 at 1:49 am (GMT +3)
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.05°N / 39.05°E (Black Sea, Russia)
Antipode44.05°S / 140.95°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities7 km (4 mi) SSW of Tuapse (pop: 64,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NW of Lazarevskoye (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) SSE of Novomikhaylovskiy (Tuapsinsky District) (pop: 10,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SW of Khadyzhensk (Apsheronsky District) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) S of Goryachiy Klyuch (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SW of Apsheronsk (pop: 40,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) NW of Sochi (pop: 327,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
111 km (69 mi) S of Krasnodar (pop: 649,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 16.8°C (62 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NE
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.65 kmGeorgia: Northwestern CaucasusRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tuapse, Tuapsinskiy Rayon, Krasnodarskiy (6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
лазаревское / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

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