A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, northwest of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g3u. Id of event: us70009g3u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.7281 East, latitude 31.3856 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 03:34:31 / May 8, 2020 @ 3:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:34:31 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: northwest of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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