A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Shiroi in Japan on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.63 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6r5. Id of event: us2000a6r5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 00:36:30 / August 10, 2017 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1248 East, latitude 35.7464 North, depth = 59.63 km. The temblor was detected at 09:36:30 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isesaki, Odawara, Kodamachō-kodamaminami (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 7 km SE of Shiroi, Japan.
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