A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 250 km WNW of Noshiro, Japan (155 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 137.211° East, 40.915° North, depth 293.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 293.44 km (182 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 09:29:31 / April 2, 2017 @ 9:29 am. Id of earthquake: us10008dx8. Event ids that are associated: us10008dx8. The temblor was detected at 18:29:31 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 250 km WNW of Noshiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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