A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Bonin Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 18:31:35 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.6683 East, latitude 27.9783 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dgks. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgks. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 18:31:35 / March 6, 2021 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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