A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 262 km SE of Shing?, Japan (163 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 352.37 km (219 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009es0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009es0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:50:24 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 07:50:24 / May 5, 2020 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 138.1137 East, latitude 32.196 North, depth = 352.37 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 262 km SE of Shing?, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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