A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Hirara in Japan. Id of earthquake: us100095iw. Event ids that are associated: us100095iw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 14:04:02 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.6 km (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:04:02 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3726° East, 25.4846° North, depth 99.6 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hirara (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Hirara (c. 34 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of Hirara, Japan.
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