A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 249 km ESE of Namie, Japan (155 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.6915° East, latitude 36.8511° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 13:24:07 / September 6, 2019 @ 1:24 pm. Event id: us70005fvs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005fvs. The temblor was picked up at 23:24:07 / 11:24 pm (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.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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