A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 158 km E of Nago, Japan (98 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:32:21 / 5:32 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 event, longitude 129.5698 East, latitude 26.5995 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 08:32:21 / September 15, 2018 @ 8:32 am. Event id: us2000hf2g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf2g. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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