Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Ust-Kamchatsky District, Kamchatka, Russia
Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 16:0616:06 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred 38 minutes ago 62 km northeast of Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported.
4.7 quake 12 Mar 3:27 am (GMT +12)
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 14 km beneath the epicenter near Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Ust-Kamchatsky District, Kamchatka, Russia, early morning on Friday 12 March 2021 at 3:27 am 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 identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 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 62 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 12 Mar 2021 3:27 am (GMT +12) local time (11 Mar 2021 15:27 GMT)
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.77°N / 162.71°E (Kamchatka, Russia)
Primary data source: GFZ
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