A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Monday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:59:26 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.18 km, 140.9989° East, 35.923° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.18 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007azu. Id of event: us10007azu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 21:59:26 / November 20, 2016 @ 9:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yoshikawa, Urayasu, Noda (min 5000 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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