A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Miyako in Japan. The temblor was detected at 04:43:30 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.13 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 19:43:30 / January 27, 2018 @ 7:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.3581° East, latitude 40.1298° North, depth = 51.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqfs. Unique identifier: us2000cqfs.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kamaishi, Misawa, Ōtsuchi. Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NNE of Miyako, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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