A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 106 km S of Shizunai, Japan (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yxc. Unique identifier: us20009yxc. Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 11:28:10 / July 21, 2017 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:28:10 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.4995° East, latitude 41.3826° North, depth = 48.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.52 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km S of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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