A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 128 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 159.8819 East, latitude 52.1711 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:05:32 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 17:05:32 / January 16, 2020 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us60007j78. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j78. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 128 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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