A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 117 km W of Naha-shi, Japan (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 86 km, 126.5149° East, 26.3366° North. Id of earthquake: us20005dbt. Event ids that are associated: us20005dbt. Global time and date of event 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 02:48:10 / March 23, 2016 @ 2:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:48:10 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km W of Naha-shi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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