A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 137 km S of Fukuechō, Japan (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6154 East, latitude 31.477 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000bzl6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzl6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:58:20 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 00:58:20 / September 16, 2020 @ 12:58 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 137 km S of Fukuechō, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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