A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 106 km E of Yamada, Japan (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.79 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.188 East, latitude 39.3905 North, depth = 28.79 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:43 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 15:09:43 / April 15, 2018 @ 3:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0l9. Id of event: us2000e0l9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km E of Yamada, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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