A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 133 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 17:35:12 / September 11, 2017 @ 5:35 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 142.3478 East, latitude 24.0137 North, depth = 56.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.17 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ak7u. Event ids that are associated: us2000ak7u. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:35:12 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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