A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk in Russia. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 02:24:21 / February 9, 2019 @ 2:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.01 km (70 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jfk0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfk0. Exact location of event, depth 112.01 km, 145.5641° East, 43.8814° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:24:21 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nemuro, Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk. Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
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 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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