A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km S of Novaya Chara, Russia (38 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude 118.1628° East, latitude 56.2701° North, depth = 14.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008e2f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e2f. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:53:41 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 12:53:41 / April 3, 2017 @ 12:53 pm.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km S of Novaya Chara, Russia.
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