A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 259 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (161 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hwy. Id of event: us20008hwy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.63 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 11:58:06 / February 6, 2017 @ 11:58 am. The temblor was detected at 21:58:06 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.5173 East, latitude 33.591 North, depth = 19.63 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 259 km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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