A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 228 km NW of Mikuni, Japan (142 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 396.84 km (247 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:23:53 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 134.3413° East, latitude 37.6818° North, depth = 396.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdqr. Id of event: us6000bdqr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 23:23:53 / August 12, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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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