A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). 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 12.24 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 17:29:01 / December 10, 2019 @ 5:29 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:29:01 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ptx. Id of event: us60006ptx. Exact location of event, depth 12.24 km, 141.7452° East, 30.7885° North.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Izu Islands, Japan region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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