A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 283 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (176 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.4779° East, 27.8545° North, depth 494.01 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:14 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 494.01 km (307 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008c6n. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008c6n. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 13:39:14 / March 19, 2020 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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