A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 161 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (100 miles). Event id: us10006rp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rp0. The temblor was detected at 00:56:05 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 141.8583 East, latitude 34.4458 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 15:56:05 / September 22, 2016 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 161 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan.
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