A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 206 km WSW of Iwanai, Japan (128 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 13:02:09 / August 22, 2018 @ 1:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.1347 East, latitude 42.3593 North, depth = 257.8 km. The temblor was reported at 22:02:09 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 257.8 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000h615. Event ids that are associated: us2000h615.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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