A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia. Event id: us6000b2qq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2qq. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 20:33:56 / July 16, 2020 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.75 km (42 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:56 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 159.8726° East, latitude 53.426° North, depth = 67.75 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop).
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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