A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 km N of Yonakuni, Japan (25 miles). Global time and date of event 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 17:01:53 / October 16, 2015 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.0293° East, latitude 24.8277° North, depth = 113.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.42 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 01:01:53 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p6l. Id of event: us10003p6l.
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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km N of Yonakuni, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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