A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:14 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bafa. Id of event: us6000bafa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 03:41:14 / August 7, 2020 @ 3:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 81.9 km (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 158.8815° East, 52.4764° North, depth 81.9 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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