A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Vilyuchinsk in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 159.0305° East, latitude 52.0918° North, depth = 55.83 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mks. Id of event: us20008mks. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:21:22 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 01:21:22 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.83 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Vilyuchinsk (c. 25 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vilyuchinsk (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km SSE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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