A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 174 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan (108 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 12:46:22 / March 4, 2020 @ 12:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.6319° East, 28.6167° North. Event id: us600089cn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089cn. The temblor was picked up at 22:46:22 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 174 km NNE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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