A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 205 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (127 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 141.0188° East, latitude 33.3911° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 09:20:29 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 09:20:29 / January 23, 2021 @ 9:20 am. Unique identifier: us6000dd0j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd0j.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 205 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
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