A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087h5. Unique identifier: us100087h5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:08:18 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9715 East, latitude 41.5055 North, depth = 54.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:08:18 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakodate, Misawa, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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