A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 139 km E of Iwo Jima, Japan (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 14:13:05 / March 9, 2020 @ 2:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:13:05 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008cg1. Unique identifier: us60008cg1. Exact location of event, longitude 142.7126 East, latitude 24.8701 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 139 km E of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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