A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Shebunino in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 06:37:08 / April 23, 2017 @ 6:37 am. The temblor was reported at 16:37:08 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.1588° East, 46.1977° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jyr. Id of event: us10008jyr.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kholmsk (c. 32 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Makubetsu, Wakkanai, Kholmsk (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SE of Shebunino, Russia.
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