A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:19:51 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 04:19:51 / January 28, 2020 @ 4:19 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007hx9. Unique identifier: us60007hx9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.63 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.0955 East, latitude 52.7147 North, depth = 67.63 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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