A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Paratunka in Russia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 21:28:46 / October 14, 2016 @ 9:28 pm. 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 128.97 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 158.0686° East, 52.3964° North, depth 128.97 km. Unique identifier: us20007flr. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007flr. The temblor was picked up at 09:28:46 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 62 km S of Paratunka, Russia.
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