A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NNE of Iwo Jima, Japan (60 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000jdig. Event ids that are associated: us1000jdig. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.89 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.89 km, 141.5258° East, 25.6411° North. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:33:48 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 09:33:48 / March 11, 2019 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 96 km NNE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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