A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 226 km SE of Shingū, Japan (140 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 411.13 km (255 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 12:23:38 / October 28, 2020 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:23:38 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c6qs. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6qs. Exact location of event, depth 411.13 km, 137.4964° East, 32.1358° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 226 km SE of Shingū, Japan.
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