A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Uglegorsk in Russia. Event id: us7000bmpy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmpy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.0683° East, 48.9258° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 13:42:26 / September 13, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:42:26 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Poronaysk (c. 16 700 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Uglegorsk (c. 12 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Shakhtersk (c. 10 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Makarov (c. 6 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poronaysk, Makarov, Shakhtersk.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km S of Uglegorsk, Russia.
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