A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 225 km N of Hirara, Japan (140 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 182.18 km, 125.4914° East, 26.8248° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.18 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 04:56:27 / November 12, 2017 @ 4:56 am. The temblor was detected at 12:56:27 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bm89. Event ids that are associated: us2000bm89. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 225 km N of Hirara, Japan.
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