A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia. Exact location of event, longitude 161.9304 East, latitude 55.876 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006q7c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006q7c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 17:30:47 / December 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:30:47 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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