A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 226 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan (140 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 484.98 km, 140.0181° East, 27.6599° North. Global time and date of event 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 05:27:43 / March 27, 2020 @ 5:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:43 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008h4l. Event ids that are associated: us70008h4l. The epicenter was at a depth of 484.98 km (301 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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