A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Otrada in Russia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:04:53 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhe5. Unique identifier: us1000hhe5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 03:04:53 / October 26, 2018 @ 3:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude 145.401 East, latitude 44.5381 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 107 km (66 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abashiri, Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk.
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km NW of Otrada, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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