A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 241 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia (150 miles). 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: us7000bd3e. Id of event: us7000bd3e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 07:21:00 / August 26, 2020 @ 7:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:00 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 162.2232° East, latitude 53.3917° North, depth = 10 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 241 km E of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.
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