A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 94 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia (58 miles). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:22:45 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000deyu. Unique identifier: us7000deyu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 147.8662° East, 43.9854° North, depth 26 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 21:22:45 / March 2, 2021 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km ENE of Shikotan, Russia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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