A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 223 km ESE of Yamada, Japan (139 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:34:56 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.4559° East, 38.9732° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 19:34:56 / January 14, 2021 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000d2eb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2eb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 223 km ESE of Yamada, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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