A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (111 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ixal. Id of event: us2000ixal. The temblor was picked up at 09:10:29 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/18 / 2018-12-25 00:10:29 / December 25, 2018 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6937 East, latitude 34.0118 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 178 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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