A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 144 km ESE of Naze, Japan (89 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/19 / 2019-08-20 12:52:22 / August 20, 2019 @ 12:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.8796 East, latitude 27.9593 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:52:22 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600057eb. Ids that are associated to the event: us600057eb.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 144 km ESE of Naze, Japan.
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