A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (86 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 160.0714 East, latitude 52.1548 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us60007j7g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j7g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). 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: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 20:03:54 / January 16, 2020 @ 8:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:03:54 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 138 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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