A major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was reported 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.76 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Yelizovo in Russia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1qxho, pt16030050, us20004vvx. Id of event: us20004vvx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 03:25:10 / January 30, 2016 @ 3:25 am. The temblor was reported at 15:25:10 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 158.5142° East, 54.0377° North, depth 159.76 km.
Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 123 km (77 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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