A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km E of Iwaki, Japan (88 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 02:24:15 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.4464 East, latitude 36.8017 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 17:24:15 / March 10, 2019 @ 5:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jd8n. Unique identifier: us1000jd8n. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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