A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 297 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (185 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.78 km (14 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4br. Unique identifier: us1000d4br. The temblor was picked up at 07:19:44 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.3878 East, latitude 29.7601 North, depth = 21.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 22:19:44 / March 5, 2018 @ 10:19 pm 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 297 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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