Kamchatka Peninsula Experiences 5.1 Mag Earthquake

Earthquake location 56.0662S, 163.8376W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes near the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 03:41:33 / October 4, 2018 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:41:33 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.54 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 163.8376 East, latitude 56.0662 North, depth = 11.54 km. Event id: us1000h6t5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h6t5.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/04/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-has-occurred-near-the-kamchatka-peninsula-in-russia/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.