A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 111 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 141.4272° East, 34.731° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 12:13:51 / October 4, 2016 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:13:51 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006uxw. Id of event: us10006uxw.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 seven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 111 km ESE of Ohara, Japan.
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