A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.09 km (16 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/16 / 2016-04-14 18:29:19 / April 14, 2016 @ 6:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005i3u. Unique identifier: us20005i3u. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:19 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.8077 East, latitude 36.2495 North, depth = 25.09 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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