A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (150 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006pd2. Unique identifier: us10006pd2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 447.34 km (278 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 140.1042 East, latitude 28.1866 North, depth = 447.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 23:27:04 / September 13, 2016 @ 11:27 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:27:04 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 241 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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