A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Korsakov in Russia on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us100098sf. Event ids that are associated: us100098sf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 13:35:57 / July 11, 2017 @ 1:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.9446° East, 46.1565° North, depth 340.63 km. The temblor was detected at 23:35:57 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 340.63 km (212 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (c. 176 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Korsakov (c. 35 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Nevel’sk (c. 17 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Aniva (c. 8 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nevel’sk, Gornozavodsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 54 km SSE of Korsakov, Russia.
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