A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:13:14 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 16:13:14 / April 6, 2018 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 159.1577° East, latitude 52.5223° North, depth = 86.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.14 km (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000dvmz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvmz.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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