A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia (68 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 00:21:26 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 159.9132 East, latitude 52.4134 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 00:21:26 / September 5, 2020 @ 12:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bi7y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bi7y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 110 km SE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.
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