A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 158 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 16:26:19 / February 14, 2017 @ 4:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jpk. Unique identifier: us20008jpk. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.0832° East, 23.1982° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:19 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 158 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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