A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (63 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7181° East, 27.8802° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000avvw. Event ids that are associated: us2000avvw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:34 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 11:29:34 / September 28, 2017 @ 11:29 am.
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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 101 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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