Strong Magnitude 6 Strikes Ust’-Kamchatsk Straryy, Russia

Earthquake location 55.5822S, 162.0447W

A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy in Russia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.0447 East, latitude 55.5822 North, depth = 58.67 km. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:51 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 21:21:51 / November 14, 2018 @ 9:21 pm. Unique identifier: us1000hrv1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hrv1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.67 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from Klyuchi (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Klyuchi.

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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