A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 200 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (124 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.62 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 05:43:08 / October 14, 2015 @ 5:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.62 km, 156.2369° East, 48.8783° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:43:08 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nib. Id of event: us10003nib.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 200 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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