A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 175 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (109 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:21:29 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.35 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.6712° East, 28.6114° North, depth 22.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 05:21:29 / March 25, 2016 @ 5:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005cdh. Id of event: us20005cdh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 175 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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