A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 141 km E of Yamada, Japan (88 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008m3p. Unique identifier: us20008m3p. Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 12:02:56 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:02:56 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.8 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.5963 East, latitude 39.4507 North, depth = 17.8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km E of Yamada, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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