A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km E of Mutsu, Japan (73 miles) on Monday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:49 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000amj1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000amj1. Global time and date of event 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 01:42:49 / July 13, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.16 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 46.16 km, 142.6111° East, 41.2154° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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