A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008e4n. Unique identifier: us60008e4n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 05:20:12 / March 12, 2020 @ 5:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.85 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 158.7653 East, latitude 52.6266 North, depth = 73.85 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:20:12 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk. Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia.
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