A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km ESE of Hasaki, Japan (101 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 05:22:09 / May 29, 2016 @ 5:22 am. The temblor was detected at 14:22:09 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005yzk. Unique identifier: us20005yzk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.4101 East, latitude 35.0454 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 162 km ESE of Hasaki, Japan.
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