A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 185 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (115 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.05 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:58:07 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfzs. Id of event: us7000dfzs. Exact location, longitude 141.2261° East, latitude 33.6588° North, depth = 43.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 02:58:07 / March 1, 2021 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 185 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
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