A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 97 km ESE of Nago, Japan (60 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:40:04 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 16:40:04 / April 2, 2018 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 128.9072° East, latitude 26.3308° North, depth = 15.28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxkq. Id of event: us2000dxkq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.28 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 97 km ESE of Nago, Japan.
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