A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan (73 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1458 East, latitude 41.4349 North, depth = 35.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.93 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:23:01 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/11/18 / 2018-11-29 00:23:01 / November 29, 2018 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. 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: us1000i2t7. Unique identifier: us1000i2t7.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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.
Did you feel the quake?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 118 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.