A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 244 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (152 miles). Event id: us7000csk5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000csk5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 01:54:24 / December 20, 2020 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.0617° East, latitude 33.4878° North, depth = 19.5 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:24 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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