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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia

Earthquake location 52.9931S, 159.06WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia. The temblor was reported at 11:01:35 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.12 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000a2kt. Event ids that are associated: us6000a2kt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.06 East, latitude 52.9931 North, depth = 119.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 11:01:35 / May 30, 2020 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 159.06° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.9931° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km ESE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-30 11:01:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-30 11:24:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.249 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a2kt Id of event.
Event Code 6000a2kt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a2kt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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