A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6uj. Id of event: us6000d6uj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.9162° East, 37.633° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:49:35 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 19:49:35 / January 8, 2021 @ 7:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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