A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (99 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.798° East, 34.3873° North, depth 29.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 15:57:08 / September 22, 2016 @ 3:57 pm. Event id: us10006rp5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rp5. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:08 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.89 km (19 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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