A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (84 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 05:58:08 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/18 / 2018-01-17 18:58:08 / January 17, 2018 @ 6:58 pm. Event id: us2000ckf4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ckf4. Exact location of event, longitude 160.5921 East, latitude 53.3899 North, depth = 60.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.01 km (37 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 135 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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