A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Koshima in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 12:26:24 / October 3, 2020 @ 12:26 pm. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c56c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c56c. The temblor was picked up at 12:26:24 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 130.7452° East, latitude 29.9119° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSE of Koshima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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