A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 97 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan (60 miles). Unique identifier: us10003nkx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003nkx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.23 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 01:11:12 / October 5, 2015 @ 1:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.979° East, 27.6366° North, depth 9.23 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:11:12 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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