A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 20:46:30 / May 30, 2018 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:46:30 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000egpf. Unique identifier: us1000egpf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.75 km (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.2644° East, latitude 24.8803° North, depth = 165.75 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen 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. 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: 12 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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