A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km SE of Shingu, Japan (130 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 388.86 km (242 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009kh5. Event ids that are associated: us20009kh5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 07:29:45 / June 3, 2017 @ 7:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:29:45 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 137.554 East, latitude 32.383 North, depth = 388.86 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 209 km SE of Shingu, Japan.
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