A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 233 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (145 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 458 km (285 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 458 km, 140.0149° East, 27.849° North. Unique identifier: at00pedvnp. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pedvnp. The temblor was reported at 00:43:01 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 15:43:01 / September 1, 2018 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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