A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia on Wednesday. Event id: us70006t2a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006t2a. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 03:53:29 / January 1, 2020 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 64.3 km, 159.1307° East, 52.6658° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.3 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:53:29 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 53 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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