A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 174 km NW of Yoichi, Japan (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 08:22:28 / March 20, 2017 @ 8:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 249.61 km (155 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:22:28 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008ta5. Event ids that are associated: us20008ta5. Exact location, longitude 139.0126° East, latitude 44.1197° North, depth = 249.61 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 174 km NW of Yoichi, Japan.
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