A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km S of Naze, Japan (71 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.6 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008izl. Id of event: us10008izl. The temblor was picked up at 00:16:01 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.6 km, 129.58° East, 27.3344° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 15:16:01 / April 19, 2017 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 114 km S of Naze, Japan.
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