A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Paratunka in Russia on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgdm. Id of event: us7000bgdm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 139.84 km, 157.498° East, 52.4804° North. Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 07:26:42 / September 2, 2020 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.84 km (87 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:26:42 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vilyuchinsk.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eight 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 74 km SW of Paratunka, Russia.
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