A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 263 km E of Miyako, Japan (163 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 23:30:24 / March 18, 2017 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 145.0069° East, 39.9551° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:24 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008uc3. Unique identifier: us20008uc3.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 263 km E of Miyako, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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