A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 146 km SE of Katsuura, Japan (91 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:32:08 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.3569° East, latitude 34.1372° North, depth = 39.65 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 06:32:08 / May 27, 2020 @ 6:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.65 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us60009zud. Unique identifier: us60009zud.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 146 km SE of Katsuura, Japan.
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