A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 184 km ESE of Yamada, Japan (114 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.0288° East, 39.0651° North, depth 34.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.44 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d706. Event ids that are associated: us1000d706. The temblor was detected at 17:07:06 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 07:07:06 / March 21, 2018 @ 7:07 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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