A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 253 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (157 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 23:58:52 / July 27, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000a20r. Event ids that are associated: us2000a20r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:58:52 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.9564° East, 29.2785° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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