A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 159.4608° East, 53.5089° North, depth 89.57 km. The temblor was reported at 15:17:16 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 89.57 km (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us200067ea. Unique identifier: us200067ea. Global time and date of event 28/06/16 / 2016-06-28 03:17:16 / June 28, 2016 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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