A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km E of Hirara, Japan (93 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 07:19:18 / February 3, 2020 @ 7:19 am. The temblor was reported at 15:19:18 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007nuk. Event ids that are associated: us70007nuk. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.7696° East, 24.9334° North.
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km E of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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