A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Uglegorsk in Russia. The temblor was reported at 10:09:35 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 575.38 km (358 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-14 12:09:35 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9829 East, latitude 48.9398 North, depth 575.38 km.
Close countries, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Poronaysk (c. 16 700 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Uglegorsk (c. 12 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Shakhtersk (c. 10 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Makarov (c. 6 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poronaysk, Makarov, Shakhtersk.
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