A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us7000bczb. Event ids that are associated: us7000bczb. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.54 km (43 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.7428 East, latitude 53.0849 North, depth = 68.54 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 21:53:49 / August 25, 2020 @ 9:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:53:49 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yelizovo, Vilyuchinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Close country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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