A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 168 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (104 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.8057° East, 28.5069° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 13:25:41 / February 23, 2020 @ 1:25 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:25:41 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007v7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007v7e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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