A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 210 km SW of Hachijo-jima, Japan (130 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 00:35:10 / November 24, 2016 @ 12:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude 138.202 East, latitude 31.7602 North, depth = 350.12 km. Unique identifier: us10007by5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007by5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 350.12 km (218 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:10 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected 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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