A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (69 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 159.6121 East, latitude 52.2354 North, depth = 39.89 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:51:00 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 21:51:00 / January 16, 2020 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us700071as. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071as. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.89 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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