A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006j88. Unique identifier: us10006j88. The temblor was detected at 16:00:08 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.8217 East, latitude 46.7084 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 06:00:08 / September 1, 2016 @ 6:00 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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