A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 109 kilometers (68 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. Id of earthquake: us2000awvc. Event ids that are associated: us2000awvc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:00 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.29 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 160.2418° East, 52.843° North, depth 57.29 km. Global time and date of event 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 19:25:00 / September 29, 2017 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 109 km (68 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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