A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (165 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.3128 East, latitude 29.3529 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g2br. Id of event: us2000g2br. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:16:11 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 21:16:11 / July 5, 2018 @ 9:16 pm.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 266 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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