A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 110 km E of Mutsu, Japan (68 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.54 km, 142.5269° East, 41.1995° 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 05:24:01 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.54 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 19:24:01 / April 15, 2017 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hyh. Unique identifier: us10008hyh.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km E of Mutsu, Japan.
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