A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 140 km S of Nemuro, Japan (87 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iwsv. Unique identifier: us2000iwsv. The temblor was picked up at 06:23:46 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.74 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 20:23:46 / December 23, 2018 @ 8:23 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6198 East, latitude 42.0573 North, depth = 50.74 km.
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 140 km S of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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