A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 205 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005b86. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005b86. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 11:05:58 / March 20, 2016 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.2435 East, latitude 27.6538 North, depth = 466.67 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 466.67 km (290 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:05:58 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 205 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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