A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (67 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 15:12:39 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 06:12:39 / October 12, 2017 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0416 East, latitude 36.7542 North, depth = 23.84 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.84 km (15 miles). Unique identifier: us1000aqls. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aqls. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 108 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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