A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 292 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (181 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000k6v2. Event ids that are associated: us2000k6v2. Global time and date of event 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 23:04:54 / March 28, 2019 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.81 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:04:54 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.17 East, latitude 29.5531 North, depth = 62.81 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 292 km NNW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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