A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 287 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (178 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.92 km (24 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.8443° East, latitude 23.5894° North, depth = 38.92 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/18 / 2018-07-12 03:09:29 / July 12, 2018 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:09:29 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g2pz. Unique identifier: us2000g2pz.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 287 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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