A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 118 km NW of Hirara, Japan (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.332 East, latitude 25.4036 North, depth = 119.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 16:28:10 / January 14, 2021 @ 4:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.55 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:28:10 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d02g. Id of event: us7000d02g.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 118 km NW of Hirara, Japan.
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