A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 96 km E of Oarai, Japan (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000d83c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d83c. Exact location of event, longitude 141.6769 East, latitude 36.2877 North, depth = 41.31 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 03:59:49 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:59 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.31 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:59:49 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 96 km E of Oarai, Japan.
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