A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:47:22 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp05. Unique identifier: us7000cp05. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 144.7667° East, latitude 22.5205° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 00:47:22 / December 8, 2020 @ 12:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Volcano Islands, Japan region.
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