A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 143 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jd9f. Id of event: us1000jd9f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 18:43:42 / March 10, 2019 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 142.4536 East, latitude 36.7501 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:42 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 143 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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