A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.14 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:26:57 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 161.8776° East, latitude 55.928° North, depth = 43.14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000535g. Id of event: us6000535g. Global time and date of event 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 21:26:57 / August 9, 2019 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi. Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 50 km SW of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia.
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