A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km ESE of Namie, Japan (137 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 143.4348° East, 37.0498° North, depth 32.94 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.94 km (20 miles). Event id: us20008lhs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lhs. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 03:41:51 / February 12, 2017 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:41:51 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 221 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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