A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km W of Tenno, Japan (73 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 16:56:36 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.31 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000411x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000411x. Global time and date of event 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 07:56:36 / October 31, 2015 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 30.31 km, 138.597° East, 39.7758° North.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 118 km W of Tenno, Japan.
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