A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nanao in Japan. Id of earthquake: us60008egj. Event ids that are associated: us60008egj. The temblor was detected at 02:18:46 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 17:18:46 / March 12, 2020 @ 5:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 136.8538° East, 37.2694° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Komatsu, Tsurugi-asahimachi, Itoigawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Kanazawa-shi (c. 458 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Komatsu (c. 109 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Matsutō (c. 68 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Nanto-shi (c. 55 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Himi (c. 54 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km NNW of Nanao, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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