A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 174 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan (108 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 396.46 km (246 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:28:22 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 00:28:22 / April 22, 2016 @ 12:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6831 East, latitude 26.3163 North, depth = 396.46 km. Id of earthquake: us20005kpx. Event ids that are associated: us20005kpx.
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 174 km WSW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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