A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 114 km WNW of Ishikawa, Japan (71 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.35 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 01:27:55 / March 19, 2016 @ 1:27 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:27:55 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005axq. Unique identifier: us20005axq. Exact location of earthquake, 126.8319° East, 26.9583° North, depth 34.35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km WNW of Ishikawa, Japan.
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