A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 217 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan (135 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 09:59:56 / November 23, 2016 @ 9:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:59:56 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007br5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007br5. Exact location of earthquake, 140.0256° East, 27.1549° North, depth 477.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 477.19 km (297 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 217 km W of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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