A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 168 km SSE of Naze, Japan (104 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:44:29 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yd1. Id of event: us20005yd1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 03:44:29 / May 27, 2016 @ 3:44 am. 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. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1952 East, latitude 26.9868 North, depth = 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km SSE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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