A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 265 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (165 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 16.55 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 12:45:06 / July 30, 2017 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a2p8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a2p8. Exact location of event, longitude 143.7036 East, latitude 36.2936 North, depth = 16.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:45:06 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 265 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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