A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 126 km E of Iwaki, Japan (78 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:20:53 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 08:20:53 / March 11, 2019 @ 8:20 am. Id of earthquake: us1000jdhm. Event ids that are associated: us1000jdhm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2885 East, latitude 36.9013 North, depth = 35 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 126 km E of Iwaki, Japan.
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