A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 434 km SSE of Shimoda, Japan (270 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 19:40:05 / May 27, 2020 @ 7:40 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a5ur. Event ids that are associated: us6000a5ur. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3219 East, latitude 30.9337 North, depth = 59.21 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:05 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.21 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 434 km SSE of Shimoda, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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