A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 155 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (96 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:33:00 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.96 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 34.96 km, 142.4649° East, 36.4579° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/15 / 2015-12-14 20:33:00 / December 14, 2015 @ 8:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004h4w. Unique identifier: us20004h4w.
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 ESE of Iwaki, Japan.
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