A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Hirara in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008qyg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008qyg. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1884° East, 25.7252° North, depth 114.55 km. The temblor was reported at 03:15:49 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 19:15:49 / May 9, 2017 @ 7:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.55 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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