A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 251 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (156 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d1bk. Unique identifier: us1000d1bk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 05:58:39 / March 8, 2018 @ 5:58 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:58:39 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2581 East, latitude 29.3565 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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