A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:52:48 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.0301 East, latitude 56.7542 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6f3. Id of event: us1000h6f3. Global time and date of event 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 17:52:48 / October 3, 2018 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 64 km NNW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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