A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 180 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (112 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jg94. Id of event: us1000jg94. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:41:46 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.33 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.33 km, 161.2546° East, 53.4706° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 07:41:46 / March 15, 2019 @ 7:41 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 180 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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