A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia (69 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 11:41:26 / April 20, 2017 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.83 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j80. Id of event: us10008j80. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:41:26 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 60.83 km, 148.7312° East, 44.4281° North.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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