A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ohara in Japan. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:46 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.38 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 30.38 km, 140.2952° East, 35.3173° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 06:20:46 / May 25, 2019 @ 6:20 am. Event id: us60003s0e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003s0e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shōbu, Odawara, Okegawa. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Hachiōji (c. 579 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NW of Ohara, Japan.
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