A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 132 km NW of Iwanai, Japan (82 miles). Global time and date of event 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 21:17:04 / March 28, 2016 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.1786 East, latitude 43.6619 North, depth = 30.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:17:04 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005dy2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dy2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.26 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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