A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 18:58:35 / October 8, 2019 @ 6:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s8f. Id of event: us70005s8f. The temblor was detected at 05:58:35 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.3 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.5216 East, latitude 52.5605 North, depth = 57.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
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-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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