A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 294 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (183 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.8897° East, latitude 38.0555° North, depth = 9.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bmfd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmfd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 22:24:07 / November 12, 2017 @ 10:24 pm. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:24:07 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.49 km (6 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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