A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:23:52 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 13:23:52 / April 2, 2018 @ 1:23 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dcdz. Unique identifier: us1000dcdz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.46 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 61.46 km, 142.5751° East, 42.0874° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō. Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 32 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan.
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