A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 133 km E of Miyako, Japan (83 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 03:06:00 / August 14, 2017 @ 3:06 am. Exact location of event, longitude 143.5103 East, latitude 39.5719 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:00 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a7wh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7wh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 133 km E of Miyako, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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