Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Klyuchi, Russia
Fri, 13 Nov 2020, 05:4805:48 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred 38 minutes ago 74 km southeast of Klyuchi, Russia, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
4.4 quake 74 km SE of Klyuchi, Russia, 13 Nov 5.09 pm (GMT +12)
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 67 km beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Friday 13 November 2020 at 5.09 pm local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy (pop. 4,900) located 66 km from the epicenter, and Klyuchi (pop. 10,000) 74 km away.
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Date & time: Fri, 13 Nov 05:09 UTC
Depth: 67.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.84°N / 161.68°E
Primary data source: EMSC