A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan (48 miles). Id of earthquake: us100048uf. Event ids that are associated: us100048uf. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 17:43:36 / December 19, 2015 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:43:36 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.7705° East, 26.5735° North, depth 13.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 78 km SE of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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