A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 132 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (82 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.15 km, 141.4904° East, 34.4527° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.15 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jn9. Unique identifier: us10006jn9. The temblor was reported at 22:29:40 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 13:29:40 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:29 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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