A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km NNE of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia (55 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:27:20 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 162.8527 East, latitude 56.9941 North, depth = 36.74 km. Event id: us20009l1i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l1i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 00:27:20 / June 7, 2017 @ 12:27 am.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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