A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Yelizovo in Russia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:02:33 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 157.7938° East, latitude 53.2657° North, depth = 171.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 19:02:33 / February 5, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004z22. Event ids that are associated: us20004z22. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.51 km (107 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km WNW of Yelizovo, Russia.
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