A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 113 kilometers (70 miles) from Nago in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 05:19:58 / September 26, 2016 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.5599 East, latitude 27.4708 North, depth = 40.25 km. Id of earthquake: us10006sp7. Event ids that are associated: us10006sp7. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.25 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:19:58 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nago (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 113 km NNE of Nago, Japan.
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