A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 233 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (145 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 06:39:10 / March 27, 2018 @ 6:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.82 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9fj. Id of event: us1000d9fj. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:10 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 143.2147° East, 23.5757° North, depth 35.82 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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