A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km SE of Naze, Japan (97 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 18:02:35 / November 23, 2017 @ 6:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:02:35 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btkn. Id of event: us2000btkn. Exact location of earthquake, 130.3875° East, 27.2018° North, depth 10 km.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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