A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 227 km ESE of Nago, Japan (141 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:18 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 07:40:18 / October 15, 2017 @ 7:40 am. Event id: us1000aup4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aup4. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 130.1318° East, 25.9367° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 227 km ESE of Nago, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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