A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Toyoshina in Japan. Unique identifier: us6000a1m1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1m1. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:17 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 10:05:17 / May 29, 2020 @ 10:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 137.7717 East, latitude 36.1992 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mino, Tsubata, Tsurugi-asahimachi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Nagano-shi (c. 360 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Toyama-shi (c. 325 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Matsumoto (c. 210 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Takaoka (c. 170 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ueda (c. 126 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iida (c. 107 100 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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