A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (79 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.2685 East, latitude 40.1816 North, depth = 34.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.49 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 00:37:20 / July 26, 2017 @ 12:37 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:37:20 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a164. Unique identifier: us2000a164.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 127 km ENE of Miyako, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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