A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 180 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (112 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:49:52 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.46 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 143.2507° East, latitude 37.8858° North, depth = 26.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/20 / 2020-03-31 19:49:52 / March 31, 2020 @ 7:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008mt4. Unique identifier: us70008mt4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 180 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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