A 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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