A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Katsuura in Japan on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 18:21:55 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005tn2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005tn2. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.45 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 09:21:55 / October 12, 2019 @ 9:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, 140.5692° East, 34.6857° North, depth 59.45 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yokosuka, Narutō, Ichihara (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Yokosuka (c. 429 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Ichihara (c. 283 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kisarazu (c. 122 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Kimitsu (c. 92 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop). 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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