A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.0143 East, latitude 55.8234 North, depth = 80.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:55:48 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.24 km (50 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cyzh. Id of event: us2000cyzh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/18 / 2018-02-08 17:55:48 / February 8, 2018 @ 5:55 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 53 km SSW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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