A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008n6j. Unique identifier: us10008n6j. Exact location, longitude 159.2796° East, latitude 52.7383° North, depth = 56.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 07:32:09 / April 22, 2017 @ 7:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:32:09 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 56.89 km (35 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 54 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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