A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan (63 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.59 km (23 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bzlp. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzlp. Exact location of earthquake, 143.4283° East, 41.8647° North, depth 37.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 22:41:30 / September 16, 2020 @ 10:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:30 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km ESE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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