Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Ust-Kamchatsky District, Kamchatka, Russia
Fri, 26 Mar 2021, 18:4318:43 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Russia near Ust'-Kamchatsk Staryy, Ust-Kamchatsky District, Kamchatka, only 18 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Saturday 27 March 2021 at 5:23 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.8 quake 27 Mar 5:23 am (GMT +11)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.8 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 68 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 27 Mar 2021 5:23 am (GMT +11) local time (26 Mar 2021 18:23 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.89°N / 163.39°E (Bering Sea, Russia)
Primary data source: GFZ
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