A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 167 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (104 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.83 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006jcy. Event ids that are associated: us10006jcy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.7624 East, latitude 34.2299 North, depth = 35.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:37:16 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 20:37:16 / August 28, 2016 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km SE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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