A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km SSE of Naze, Japan (89 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.153 East, latitude 27.2168 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008si3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008si3. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 07:05:36 / May 15, 2017 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:05:36 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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