A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km S of Itoman, Japan (96 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10004e0u. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004e0u. Exact location of earthquake, 127.9261° East, 24.7395° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:30:53 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 00:30:53 / January 5, 2016 @ 12:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 155 km S of Itoman, Japan.
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