A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.54 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:09:31 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.54 km, 142.2688° East, 31.283° North. Event id: us20003p2w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p2w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 08:09:31 / September 15, 2015 @ 8:09 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
Did you feel anything?
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: Izu Islands, Japan region.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.