A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 279 km SSE of Shingu, Japan (173 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 451.54 km (281 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 136.9252° East, latitude 31.3426° North, depth = 451.54 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:11 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/15 / 2015-07-24 21:40:11 / July 24, 2015 @ 9:40 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20002zzd. Unique identifier: us20002zzd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 279 km SSE of Shingu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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