A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 160 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (99 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 156.0864 East, latitude 49.2351 North, depth = 34.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.61 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j9d. Id of event: us10008j9d. Global time and date of event 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 15:20:43 / April 20, 2017 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:20:43 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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: 160 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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