A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 54 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.89 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 13:23:26 / February 20, 2021 @ 1:23 pm. Unique identifier: us6000djpj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djpj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.9852 East, latitude 43.3482 North, depth = 47.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:23:26 / 1:23 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SSE of Shikotan, Russia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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