A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 170 km ESE of Nishinoomote, Japan (106 miles). Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 21:40:57 / July 8, 2017 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:40:57 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009w98. Event ids that are associated: us20009w98. Exact location of event, longitude 132.7023 East, latitude 30.2846 North, depth = 10 km. 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).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km ESE of Nishinoomote, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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