A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 126 km ESE of Hirara, Japan (78 miles). Event id: us20005z67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005z67. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 09:47:47 / May 30, 2016 @ 9:47 am. Exact location, longitude 126.4694° East, latitude 24.4483° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:47:47 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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