A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (143 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 348.02 km (216 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:44:23 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.0606 East, latitude 27.8879 North, depth = 348.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 09:44:23 / March 10, 2019 @ 9:44 am. Event id: us1000jd6n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jd6n.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 230 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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