A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km N of Hirara, Japan (77 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 135.54 km, 125.0555° East, 25.906° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.54 km (84 miles). Global time and date of event 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 16:24:34 / September 7, 2017 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ahkc. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahkc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:24:34 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km N of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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