A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 207 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (129 miles). Event id: us6000c6qp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6qp. The temblor was detected at 12:55:40 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 12:55:40 / October 3, 2020 @ 12:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.1545 East, latitude 33.4059 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 207 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
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