A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 119 km S of Kuril’sk, Russia (74 miles). Unique identifier: us10005iti. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005iti. The temblor was picked up at 00:04:44 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 148.1272° East, latitude 44.1742° North, depth = 82.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.62 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 14:04:44 / May 20, 2016 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 119 km S of Kuril’sk, Russia.
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