A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 169 km E of Nago, Japan (105 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.6778° East, 26.6998° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:58:01 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 10:58:01 / September 22, 2018 @ 10:58 am. Id of earthquake: us2000him5. Event ids that are associated: us2000him5. 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 one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 169 km E of Nago, Japan.
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