A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:33:29 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009c2n. Id of event: us70009c2n. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 00:33:29 / May 8, 2020 @ 12:33 am. Exact location, longitude 142.0537° East, latitude 31.051° North, depth = 10 km.
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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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