A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 90 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (56 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000hf6l. Event ids that are associated: us2000hf6l. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 156.1767 East, latitude 49.8625 North, depth = 52.86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.86 km (33 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:40:16 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 15:40:16 / September 15, 2018 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km S of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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