A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 135 km NW of Hirara, Japan (84 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:24:36 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.34 km (92 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 124.426 East, latitude 25.7372 North, depth = 147.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 00:24:36 / January 11, 2021 @ 12:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7by. Id of event: us6000d7by. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 135 km NW of Hirara, Japan.
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