A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 176 km ESE of Hoemul-li, North Korea (109 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 131.6343 East, latitude 40.8571 North, depth = 537.61 km. The temblor was reported at 04:48:07 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 19:48:07 / July 12, 2017 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20009vsi. Event ids that are associated: us20009vsi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 537.61 km (334 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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.
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