A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 124 km E of Miyako, Japan (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003mmc. Unique identifier: us70003mmc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.76 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 27.76 km, 143.4023° East, 39.7295° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 19:56:19 / May 11, 2019 @ 7:56 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:56:19 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km E of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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