A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 188 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.21 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c54x. Id of event: us6000c54x. Exact location of earthquake, 140.8977° East, 33.5204° North, depth 59.21 km. Global time and date of event 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 09:31:35 / October 3, 2020 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:31:35 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 188 km SSE of Tateyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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