A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 140.7808° East, 35.6456° North, depth 32.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 03:25:29 / January 13, 2017 @ 3:25 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:29 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). 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 32.27 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007t0n. Id of event: us10007t0n.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (61 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 468 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kashiwa (c. 340 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwatsuki, Sugito, Shimodate (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km SSW of Hasaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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