A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 115 km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 05:24:32 / May 15, 2019 @ 5:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 130.6783 East, latitude 29.7257 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 14:24:32 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003ld5. Event ids that are associated: us70003ld5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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