A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.2583° East, latitude 37.5889° North, depth = 14.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:22:20 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.64 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005ghq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ghq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 00:22:20 / April 9, 2016 @ 12:22 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one 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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