A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 166 km E of Nago, Japan (103 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 02:32:10 / September 17, 2018 @ 2:32 am. Exact location, longitude 129.6408° East, latitude 26.7253° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:32:10 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfp0. Id of event: us2000hfp0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.