A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (81 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.8965 East, latitude 52.1579 North, depth = 50.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.59 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071i8. Id of event: us700071i8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 04:00:55 / January 17, 2020 @ 4:00 am. The temblor was detected at 15:00:55 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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