A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.3 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.7159 East, latitude 53.1466 North, depth = 70.3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009j2b. Id of event: us10009j2b. The temblor was detected at 09:05:42 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 21:05:42 / August 2, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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