A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 128 km WSW of Kushikino, Japan (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.07 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:20:21 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.9585° East, latitude 31.4286° North, depth = 26.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003ydz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003ydz. Global time and date of event 14/11/15 / 2015-11-14 19:20:21 / November 14, 2015 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km WSW of Kushikino, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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