A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 187 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (116 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008sx9. Event ids that are associated: us20008sx9. Exact location of earthquake, 143.8751° East, 38.6179° North, depth 19.57 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:33:29 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 01:33:29 / March 18, 2017 @ 1:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.57 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 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: 187 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan.
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