A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 20:57:42 / August 22, 2020 @ 8:57 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.95 km (42 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:57:42 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 159.9553° East, latitude 53.0993° North, depth = 66.95 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bj6k. Unique identifier: us6000bj6k.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 87 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.
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