A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 141 km E of Hirara, Japan (88 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 01:17:52 / January 10, 2020 @ 1:17 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.37 km (28 miles). Unique identifier: us60007dpz. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007dpz. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:17:52 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6695 East, latitude 24.9808 North, depth = 45.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 141 km E of Hirara, Japan.
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