A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 184 km W of Tennō, Japan (114 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:27:00 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 282.89 km, 137.8273° East, 40.1299° North. Id of earthquake: us7000dh9q. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh9q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 00:27:00 / March 9, 2021 @ 12:27 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 282.89 km (176 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 184 km W of Tennō, Japan.
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