A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 169 km SE of Nichinan, Japan (105 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:55:36 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 132.776° East, latitude 30.6712° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gdi. Id of event: us10004gdi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 22:55:36 / January 18, 2016 @ 10:55 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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