A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 148 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (92 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 23:21:01 / September 29, 2016 @ 11:21 pm. Exact location, longitude 141.7414° East, latitude 34.5167° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006tze. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tze. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:01 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 148 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan.
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