A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 112 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 143.3537° East, latitude 27.1467° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 13:34:22 / September 6, 2016 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006nzh. Unique identifier: us10006nzh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:34:22 / 11:34 pm (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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 112 km E of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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