A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km W of Kamiiso, Japan (111 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008v4y. Unique identifier: us20008v4y. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 138.5214° East, 42.0328° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 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: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 22:31:21 / March 27, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:31:21 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 178 km W of Kamiiso, Japan.
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