A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 93 km S of Shizunai, Japan (58 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:47:22 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dka. Unique identifier: us10008dka. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.3178 East, latitude 41.4924 North, depth = 38.98 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.98 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 11:47:22 / March 26, 2017 @ 11:47 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 93 km S of Shizunai, Japan.
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