A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 114 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan (71 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.26 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008fxg. Id of event: us60008fxg. Exact location of earthquake, 126.5878° East, 26.5214° North, depth 88.26 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 05:16:28 / March 15, 2020 @ 5:16 am. The temblor was reported at 13:16:28 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km WNW of Naha-shi, Japan.
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