A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km E of Miyako, Japan (96 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 22.03 km, 143.7518° East, 39.8184° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:03:28 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l3t. Id of event: us10003l3t. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.03 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 11:03:28 / October 8, 2015 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 155 km E of Miyako, Japan.
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