A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 15:05:15 / September 23, 2016 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006s08. Event ids that are associated: us10006s08. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0418 East, latitude 30.4553 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:05:15 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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