A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km S of Ōyama, Japan (140 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 138.2714 East, latitude 32.5733 North, depth = 325.99 km. 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: us7000d3ny. Id of event: us7000d3ny. The epicenter was at a depth of 325.99 km (203 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:29:29 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 00:29:29 / January 18, 2021 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 225 km S of Ōyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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