A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 93 km ESE of Shikotan, Russia (58 miles). 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). Event id: us60006m7p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006m7p. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:29:08 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 01:29:08 / December 5, 2019 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.7066 East, latitude 43.3538 North, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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