A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 167 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (104 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rvp. Unique identifier: us10006rvp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9648 East, latitude 34.4804 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:34:30 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 05:34:30 / September 23, 2016 @ 5:34 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 167 km ESE of Ohara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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