A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 150 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 18:57:37 / February 20, 2020 @ 6:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 160.7064 East, latitude 53.6007 North, depth = 44.29 km. Unique identifier: us70007trb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007trb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:57:37 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.29 km (28 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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