A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 150 km E of Hirara, Japan (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/16 / 2016-10-18 14:53:18 / October 18, 2016 @ 2:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007gd4. Unique identifier: us20007gd4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.13 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:53:18 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7721 East, latitude 24.8695 North, depth = 12.13 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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.
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