A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 109 km NW of Iwanai, Japan (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dypk. Id of event: us2000dypk. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 07:56:52 / April 12, 2018 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 213.25 km (133 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:56:52 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 139.5499° East, 43.6623° North, depth 213.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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