A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kuril Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.35 km (97 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.4223 East, latitude 48.5016 North, depth = 155.35 km. Id of earthquake: us20004vpy. Event ids that are associated: us20004vpy. The temblor was reported at 10:16:40 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 00:16:40 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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