A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (91 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.32 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 160.8226 East, latitude 52.9488 North, depth = 22.32 km. Global time and date of event 31/08/15 / 2015-08-31 05:04:39 / August 31, 2015 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:04:39 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003697. Event ids that are associated: us10003697.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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