A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (89 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us70007r85. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007r85. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.56 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:35:39 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 59.56 km, 155.6615° East, 49.4132° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 07:35:39 / February 16, 2020 @ 7:35 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia.
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