A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes East of the Kuril Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us2000ddm5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddm5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 04:40:12 / March 7, 2018 @ 4:40 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:40:12 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 152.2895° East, 45.8251° North, depth 29.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.4 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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