A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 17:45:19 / April 22, 2019 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70003abu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003abu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:45:19 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.7772° East, latitude 40.637° North, depth = 10 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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