A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km E of Nago, Japan (96 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:24:35 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 16:24:35 / September 15, 2018 @ 4:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.522 East, latitude 26.5641 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hf73. Id of event: us2000hf73. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km E of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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