A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 km E of Shikotan, Russia (57 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.8548° East, latitude 43.9432° North, depth = 47.55 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:23:33 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004w22. Id of event: us20004w22. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.55 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 17:23:33 / January 30, 2016 @ 5:23 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km E of Shikotan, Russia.
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