A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Ohara in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.1344° East, 34.9184° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 03:42:22 / January 29, 2019 @ 3:42 am. Unique identifier: us2000j9y2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9y2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:22 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Yōkaichiba (c. 32 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yōkaichiba, Narutō, Ōami.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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