A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 129 km NNW of Ishigaki, Japan (80 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.64 km (99 miles). Exact location, longitude 123.7367° East, latitude 25.4445° North, depth = 158.64 km. Id of earthquake: us2000iuys. Event ids that are associated: us2000iuys. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/18 / 2018-12-19 03:23:01 / December 19, 2018 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:23:01 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 129 km NNW of Ishigaki, Japan.
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