A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 126 km W of Iwanai, Japan (78 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 199.96 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 199.96 km, 138.9848° East, 42.7837° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009f6e. Id of event: us70009f6e. The temblor was picked up at 14:56:29 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 05:56:29 / May 13, 2020 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km W of Iwanai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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