A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 219 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan (136 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.93 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 07:46:39 / March 31, 2018 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:46:39 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5175 East, latitude 29.0488 North, depth = 31.93 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvke. Unique identifier: us2000dvke.
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 eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 219 km N of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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