A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan (93 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:34:23 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 15:34:23 / May 26, 2019 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003v9s. Unique identifier: us70003v9s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.74 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 130.5896° East, latitude 29.4369° North, depth = 36.74 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 149 km SSW of Nishinoomote, Japan.
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