A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 211 km ESE of Namie, Japan (131 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.3183 East, latitude 37.0229 North, depth = 19.49 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:35 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.49 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003nwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nwi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 15:01:35 / October 15, 2015 @ 3:01 pm.
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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 211 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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