A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 193 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (120 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4479 East, latitude 26.349 North, depth = 384.54 km. Event id: us10003nvd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nvd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 10:32:32 / October 7, 2015 @ 10:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 384.54 km (239 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:32:32 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 193 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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