A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Okunoya in Japan on Sunday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:10 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.26 km (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5097° East, 36.2165° North, depth 90.26 km. Unique identifier: us6000a3az. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3az. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 21:02:10 / May 31, 2020 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Funabashi (c. 560 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matsudo (c. 470 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōhara, Kisarazu, Kiryū.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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