M5.6 Earthquake Shakes Close to Sakhalin’s O&G Production Facility

In the last hour, a moderately-sized magnitude 5.6 deep earthquake (>300km focal depth) occurred on 01July2018 at 20:45hrs UTC.  The event was approximately 180kms close to the Prigorodneye O&G Production Facilities near Yuzhno-Sakalinsk, Russia (on Sahaklin Island).  Earthquakes are not un-common for the region located near the Kuril Islands and Kuril Trench.  No damages reported as of this report.




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