A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 158.8914 East, latitude 52.2107 North, depth = 99.97 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5mu. Unique identifier: us6000c5mu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.97 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:04:31 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 09:04:31 / October 5, 2020 @ 9:04 am.
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk (min 5000 pop).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km SSE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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