A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 182 km SSE of Hirara, Japan (113 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000db50. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000db50. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/18 / 2018-02-23 17:02:00 / February 23, 2018 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.1538° East, 23.359° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:02:00 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 182 km SSE of Hirara, Japan.
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