A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 208 km SE of Shingu, Japan (129 miles). Unique identifier: us10004wb3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004wb3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.35 km (252 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/16 / 2016-03-05 00:39:43 / March 5, 2016 @ 12:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 137.6361 East, latitude 32.4741 North, depth = 406.35 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:43 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 208 km SE of Shingu, Japan.
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