A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km E of Iwaki, Japan (75 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 15:46:21 / April 29, 2020 @ 3:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:21 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009ag2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ag2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.6 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 47.6 km, 142.2532° East, 37.0298° North.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 121 km E of Iwaki, Japan.
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