A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (158 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 02:10:07 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 17:10:07 / April 7, 2017 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 446.74 km (278 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.8478° East, 27.9862° North, depth 446.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fkv. Id of event: us10008fkv.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 254 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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