A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (98 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 160.4388° East, 52.1437° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008wny. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008wny. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:17 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 10:29:17 / April 15, 2020 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. 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: 157 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia.
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