A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan (53 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.41 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:26:24 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10006tt9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006tt9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.8691 East, latitude 25.4419 North, depth = 147.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 04:26:24 / September 19, 2016 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT.
Every 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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km NNW of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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