A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan (111 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 08:58:03 / December 25, 2019 @ 8:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006qvr. Unique identifier: us70006qvr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.92 km (74 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.0333° East, 31.4894° North, depth 118.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:58:03 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 178 km S of Hachijo-jima, Japan.
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