A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:25:17 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.86 km (35 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 159.821 East, latitude 52.5608 North, depth = 55.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 10:25:17 / April 2, 2017 @ 10:25 am. Unique identifier: us10008dxc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008dxc.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. 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. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 95 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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