A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 123 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 21:17:40 / March 20, 2017 @ 9:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:17:40 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.0472 East, latitude 23.5829 North, depth = 10.61 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.61 km (7 miles). Event id: us20008vag. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vag.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km SE of Ishigaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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