A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km WSW of Kushikino, Japan (73 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/17 / 2017-10-28 14:49:53 / October 28, 2017 @ 2:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:49:53 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 43.02 km, 129.0645° East, 31.4287° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ay1w. Id of event: us1000ay1w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.02 km (27 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 118 km WSW of Kushikino, Japan.
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