A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Izu Islands, Japan region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.0975° East, latitude 31.1382° North, depth = 23.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.28 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:40:44 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/15 / 2015-09-11 23:40:44 / September 11, 2015 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20003n06. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003n06.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: Izu Islands, Japan region.
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