A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 106 km NNE of Iwo Jima, Japan (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000giqu. Unique identifier: us1000giqu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 16:12:52 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:12 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:12:52 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 58.98 km, 141.7897° East, 25.6478° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.98 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NNE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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