A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km NNW of Naze, Japan (85 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 18:24:39 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 18:24:39 / December 22, 2020 @ 6:24 pm. Event id: us6000d1y8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d1y8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.8203 East, latitude 29.4464 North, depth = 35.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.97 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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