A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.09 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:56:43 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 12:56:43 / January 11, 2021 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7ey. Id of event: us6000d7ey. Exact location of earthquake, 158.7348° East, 52.7768° North, depth 77.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (c. 187 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yelizovo (c. 40 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yelizovo, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vilyuchinsk. Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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