A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 135 km E of Yamada, Japan (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:42:15 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 20:42:15 / February 22, 2020 @ 8:42 pm. Unique identifier: us70007uwe. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007uwe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.5229° East, 39.4432° North, depth 10 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 135 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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