A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 177 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (110 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.5594° East, latitude 32.4901° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 18:45:44 / November 9, 2017 @ 6:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:44 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl0z. Id of event: us2000bl0z.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 177 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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