A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 196 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (122 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 141.7715° East, latitude 33.8414° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 22:05:31 / March 30, 2020 @ 10:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:05:31 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008iwi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008iwi.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 196 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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