A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (91 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 08:35:45 / February 24, 2018 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.76 km (18 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 location of event, longitude 141.7711 East, latitude 34.5757 North, depth = 28.76 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:45 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d7c6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7c6.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 147 km ESE of Ohara, Japan.
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