A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 158.6429 East, latitude 53.986 North, depth = 167.82 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 03:42:23 / January 30, 2016 @ 3:42 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:23 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.82 km (104 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004vwj. Unique identifier: us20004vwj.
The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yelizovo.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km N of Yelizovo, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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