A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 252 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.51 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:22:52 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.3414° East, latitude 23.4408° North, depth = 11.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 18:22:52 / August 16, 2018 @ 6:22 pm. Event id: us1000gaqv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gaqv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 252 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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