A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km NNE of Hirara, Japan (80 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us700058dz. Event ids that are associated: us700058dz. 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 77.01 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 77.01 km, 125.9552° East, 25.7992° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:22 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 05:19:22 / August 16, 2019 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km NNE of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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