A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 11:19:03 / January 12, 2019 @ 11:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude 159.2971 East, latitude 53.1001 North, depth = 71.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.11 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:19:03 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3b2. Id of event: us2000j3b2.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk, Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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: 43 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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