A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km SE of Hirara, Japan (81 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 12:37:20 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0614 East, latitude 23.8676 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 04:37:20 / June 21, 2019 @ 4:37 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700046r4. Id of event: us700046r4.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km SE of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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