A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 169 km E of Nago, Japan (105 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:53:39 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6685 East, latitude 26.7598 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 13:53:39 / September 15, 2018 @ 1:53 pm. Event id: us2000hf5n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf5n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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