A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 217 km SSE of Naze, Japan (135 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 02:47:01 / April 19, 2016 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:47:01 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 130.2525 East, latitude 26.5311 North, depth = 36.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.77 km (23 miles). Event id: us20005jpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jpl.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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