A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 231 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia (144 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 17:30:01 / August 12, 2020 @ 5:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdgz. Id of event: us6000bdgz. The temblor was picked up at 17:30:01 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 154.886° East, 48.7516° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 231 km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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