A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 159 km WNW of Naze, Japan (99 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 216.16 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008t0n. Unique identifier: us20008t0n. Exact location, longitude 127.9936° East, latitude 28.9448° North, depth = 216.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:42:03 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 16:42:03 / March 18, 2017 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 159 km WNW of Naze, Japan.
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