A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km NE of Miyako, Japan (83 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.85 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 08:38:49 / January 24, 2017 @ 8:38 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007v4x. Id of event: us10007v4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:38:49 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 143.1515° East, 40.4254° North, depth 35.85 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km NE of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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