A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Volcano Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 07:22:50 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 07:22:50 / January 12, 2021 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d21n. Unique identifier: us7000d21n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.8902 East, latitude 22.8862 North, depth = 39.38 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.38 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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