A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SSE of Chichi-shima, Japan (66 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.8076 East, latitude 26.2802 North, depth = 38.63 km. Unique identifier: us20004gg4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004gg4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 00:05:10 / December 9, 2015 @ 12:05 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:10 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.63 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km SSE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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