A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km WNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (141 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.85 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude 139.3385° East, latitude 25.7423° North, depth = 15.85 km. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 00:39:46 / August 5, 2017 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a4ze. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4ze. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:46 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km WNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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