A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 237 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (147 miles) on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:55:53 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a26y. Id of event: us2000a26y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.42 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.3965° East, latitude 38.4197° North, depth = 28.42 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 14:55:53 / July 28, 2017 @ 2:55 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 237 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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