A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (63 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.59 km (20 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:26:23 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kal. Id of event: us10003kal. Exact location, longitude 141.9884° East, latitude 36.8069° North, depth = 32.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 00:26:23 / October 5, 2015 @ 12:26 am. 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 102 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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