A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Naze in Japan. Unique identifier: us10008gxm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gxm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 13:55:41 / April 12, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 130.2085 East, latitude 28.7167 North, depth = 33.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.14 km (21 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:55:41 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 80 km ENE of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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