A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Shikotan in Russia. Exact location of event, longitude 146.7004 East, latitude 44.5751 North, depth = 127.52 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 23:14:54 / October 14, 2019 @ 11:14 pm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:14:54 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005u7t. Unique identifier: us70005u7t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.52 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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