A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 182 km SE of Hirara, Japan (113 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 00:08:07 / March 9, 2019 @ 12:08 am. Id of earthquake: us1000jcqy. Event ids that are associated: us1000jcqy. The temblor was reported at 08:08:07 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6974 East, latitude 23.7865 North, depth = 10 km.
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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