Russia Experiencing Seismic Unrest

Earthquake location 44.4503S, 145.5656W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Otrada in Russia on Friday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:18 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5d7. Unique identifier: us2000i5d7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 145.5656° East, 44.4503° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 03:06:18 / October 26, 2018 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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