A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 127 km E of Yamada, Japan (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.4316 East, latitude 39.4699 North, depth = 31 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/15 / 2015-09-06 08:29:45 / September 6, 2015 @ 8:29 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003kn0. Id of event: us20003kn0. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:45 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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