A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 158 km E of Nago, Japan (98 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 08:05:29 / September 15, 2018 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.5633° East, 26.6579° North. Event id: us2000hf24. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf24. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:29 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km E of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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