A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. Event id: us2000d9qu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d9qu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 13:42:27 / March 1, 2018 @ 1:42 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.64 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 123.7249° East, 24.2388° North, depth 20.64 km. The temblor was detected at 21:42:27 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 45 km WSW of Ishigaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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