A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 166 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (103 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.78 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:06:11 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 03:06:11 / April 14, 2016 @ 3:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude 160.8127 East, latitude 53.7949 North, depth = 48.78 km. Id of earthquake: us20005hxx. Event ids that are associated: us20005hxx.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 166 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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