A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan (73 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 23:53:43 / August 21, 2017 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.7839 East, latitude 41.3131 North, depth = 39.94 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aagt. Id of event: us2000aagt. 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 39.94 km (25 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:53:43 / 9:53 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 118 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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