A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 148 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (92 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:06:19 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.9433° East, 28.2584° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us20005ik9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ik9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 23:06:19 / April 9, 2016 @ 11:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 148 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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