A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia (140 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 150.7433° East, latitude 45.4024° North, depth = 55.14 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:13:36 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.14 km (34 miles). Global time and date of event 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 08:13:36 / April 1, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dry. Id of event: us10008dry.
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 three 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 225 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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