A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of Shikoku, Japan (0 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000apwb. Unique identifier: us7000apwb. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:09 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 136.8041 East, latitude 30.299 North, depth = 499.98 km. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 20:03:09 / July 16, 2020 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 499.98 km (311 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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