A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 21:44:46 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004wt3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wt3. Exact location of earthquake, 153.9539° East, 47.362° North, depth 27.64 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 11:44:46 / February 3, 2016 @ 11:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.64 km (17 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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