A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 255 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (158 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006r8q. Id of event: us60006r8q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.66 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:52:46 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.8504° East, latitude 22.9459° North, depth = 116.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 01:52:46 / December 7, 2019 @ 1:52 am.
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 255 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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