A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 18:26:33 / April 7, 2016 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005g6q. Event ids that are associated: us20005g6q. Exact location of event, longitude 142.116 East, latitude 37.4436 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:26:33 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan.
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