A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 286 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (178 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.6502 East, latitude 28.3008 North, depth = 409.53 km. Event id: us1000888b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000888b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 409.53 km (254 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:06:53 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 21:06:53 / March 3, 2017 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 286 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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