A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:03 / 12:21 am (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 117.44 km (73 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 12:21:03 / August 17, 2016 @ 12:21 pm. Exact location, longitude 159.3812° East, latitude 53.4031° North, depth = 117.44 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ft4. Unique identifier: us10006ft4.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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