A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Naze in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000adb8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adb8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 22:09:00 / August 30, 2017 @ 10:09 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:09:00 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.35 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.0926° East, latitude 28.4676° North, depth = 9.35 km.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Naze (c. 41 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Naze.
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 fifteen 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 60 km E of Naze, Japan.
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