A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 167 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (104 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.699° East, 34.1575° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:58 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 05:57:58 / May 26, 2020 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70009qf0. Event ids that are associated: us70009qf0.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 167 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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