A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km W of Naze, Japan (89 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z0r. Id of event: us20009z0r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 128.0201° East, 28.4983° North, depth 143.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 16:10:04 / July 17, 2017 @ 4:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.73 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:10:04 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km W of Naze, Japan.
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