5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Kuril’sk, Russia

249km ENE of Kuril'sk, Russia

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km ENE of Kuril’sk, Russia (155 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.98 km (70 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:03:34 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 18:03:34 / July 24, 2016 @ 6:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 150.8778 East, latitude 46.0355 North, depth = 112.98 km. Event id: us20006ha6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006ha6.

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 seventeen 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. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Earthquake location 46.0355S, 150.8778W






Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/07/24/moderate-earthquake-m5-4-quake-has-struck-near-kurilsk-in-russia/

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