A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 114 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.64 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bqi1. Event ids that are associated: us2000bqi1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 23:48:06 / November 10, 2017 @ 11:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:48:06 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 23.64 km, 142.0223° East, 36.5705° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 114 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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