A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 203 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan (126 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 22:34:21 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 13:34:21 / April 14, 2020 @ 1:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009134. Id of event: us70009134. Exact location, longitude 142.3672° East, latitude 23.206° North, depth = 140.77 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.77 km (87 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 203 km SSE of Iwo Jima, Japan.
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