A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km S of Hirara, Japan (85 miles) on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:53 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009gu2. Unique identifier: us70009gu2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3745 East, latitude 23.557 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 21:39:53 / May 10, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 137 km S of Hirara, Japan.
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