A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 105 km SSE of Hirara, Japan (65 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f80. Id of event: us10008f80. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4893 East, latitude 23.8684 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 07:32:13 / March 31, 2017 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:32:13 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 105 km SSE of Hirara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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