A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 133 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 04:10:11 / September 10, 2016 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5203 East, latitude 34.4799 North, depth = 34.93 km. Event id: us10006nj6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nj6. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:11 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.93 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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