A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Monday. Global time and date of event 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 05:13:24 / September 26, 2016 @ 5:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.89 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006sp5. Event ids that are associated: us10006sp5. The temblor was reported at 15:13:24 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.099° East, 41.6579° North, depth 30.89 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 96 km SE of Shizunai, Japan.
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