A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 21:00:57 / September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:00:57 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 55.59 km, 159.8208° East, 52.9335° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apa3. Unique identifier: us2000apa3. 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 55.59 km (35 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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