A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 178 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.8169° East, latitude 36.6491° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:27:21 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 14:27:21 / March 17, 2019 @ 2:27 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000jhh2. Event ids that are associated: us1000jhh2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 178 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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