A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan (79 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.38 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10004whx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004whx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/16 / 2016-03-06 13:18:59 / March 6, 2016 @ 1:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 70.38 km, 142.272° East, 24.0139° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:18:59 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km SE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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