A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 169 km S of Kushiro, Japan (105 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.04 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009y19. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009y19. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:28 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.1571 East, latitude 41.462 North, depth = 25.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 22:26:28 / July 13, 2017 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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