A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Naze in Japan on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 23:12:37 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.6972 East, latitude 27.693 North, depth = 37.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.55 km (23 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004d50. Id of event: us10004d50. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 14:12:37 / January 9, 2016 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naze (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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