A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 266 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (165 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.06 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 07:17:52 / September 10, 2015 @ 7:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:17:52 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.827 East, latitude 38.587 North, depth = 24.06 km. Id of earthquake: us20003mxq. Event ids that are associated: us20003mxq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 266 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan.
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