A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in Russia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us6000d5hn. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5hn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.69 km (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:08:58 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 159.7354° East, latitude 53.1786° North, depth = 74.69 km. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 12:08:58 / December 22, 2020 @ 12:08 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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