A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 km SSW of Yonakuni, Japan (9 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.06 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:42:27 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 03:42:27 / March 2, 2018 @ 3:42 am. Id of earthquake: us2000dat7. Event ids that are associated: us2000dat7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.9621 East, latitude 24.3372 North, depth = 44.06 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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