A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 237 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (147 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9977 East, latitude 27.8964 North, depth = 376.41 km. Global time and date of event 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 21:39:17 / March 7, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60008bsm. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008bsm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:39:17 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 376.41 km (234 miles).
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 four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 237 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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