A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 km SW of Chichi-shima, Japan (16 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 05:43:45 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dcnk. Id of event: us1000dcnk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 20:43:45 / April 2, 2018 @ 8:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0056 East, latitude 26.9536 North, depth = 36.07 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km SW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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