A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 107 kilometers (66 miles) from Hirara in Japan on Saturday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:26:31 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.41 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009jb7. Unique identifier: us20009jb7. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2127 East, latitude 24.3272 North, depth = 31.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 17:26:31 / June 2, 2017 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 106 km (66 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hirara. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km ESE of Hirara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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