A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Mutsu in Japan on Friday. The temblor was detected at 04:52:27 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 19:52:27 / April 23, 2020 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.96 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009ax6. Id of event: us60009ax6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8527° East, 41.5301° North, depth 59.96 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kamiiso, Nanae, Misawa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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