A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:37:24 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6312 East, latitude 32.6264 North, depth = 56.84 km. Unique identifier: us1000d8vk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8vk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.84 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 14:37:24 / March 25, 2018 @ 2:37 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 92 km ESE of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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