A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 177 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.2702° East, 23.4307° North, depth 146.06 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:19:12 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 23:19:12 / March 4, 2020 @ 11:19 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 146.06 km (91 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ckl. Id of event: us60008ckl.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 177 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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