A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 233 km E of Yamada, Japan (145 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6548 East, latitude 39.35 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us600087mu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600087mu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:47:34 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 00:47:34 / March 2, 2020 @ 12:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 233 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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