A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 144 km S of Itoman, Japan (89 miles). Event id: us10008lyy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lyy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 08:36:25 / April 29, 2017 @ 8:36 am. The earthquake occurred 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). The temblor was picked up at 17:36:25 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9106 East, latitude 24.8421 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 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. 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: 144 km S of Itoman, Japan.
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