A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 131 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (81 miles). Event id: us10006n0k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n0k. 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 32.37 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 149.1559 East, latitude 44.469 North, depth = 32.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:13:52 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 12:13:52 / September 8, 2016 @ 12:13 pm.
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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