A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 272 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan (169 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 00:21:45 / June 8, 2017 @ 12:21 am. Id of earthquake: us20009mnd. Event ids that are associated: us20009mnd. 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 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:45 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.3619° East, 37.765° North.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 272 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan.
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