A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. The temblor was reported at 16:08:49 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jl6. Unique identifier: us10006jl6. 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 56.49 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 04:08:49 / August 29, 2016 @ 4:08 am. Exact location of event, longitude 159.8968 East, latitude 53.1872 North, depth = 56.49 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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