A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 146 km WNW of Iwanai, Japan (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.7921 East, latitude 43.3865 North, depth = 223.55 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 10:34:51 / March 23, 2018 @ 10:34 am. Event id: us1000d7yj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7yj. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:51 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 223.55 km (139 miles).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 146 km WNW of Iwanai, Japan.
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