A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (77 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 23:02:49 / July 6, 2017 @ 11:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097i6. Id of event: us100097i6. The temblor was reported at 10:02:49 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.4 km (30 miles). Exact location, longitude 160.4259° East, latitude 53.3682° North, depth = 48.4 km.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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