A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 157 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (98 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:25:37 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 06:25:37 / March 13, 2017 @ 6:25 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 143.6091° East, 40.2498° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088ls. Unique identifier: us100088ls.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 157 km ENE of Miyako, Japan.
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