A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 134 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:07:51 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005y8l. Id of event: us20005y8l. Global time and date of event 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 20:07:51 / May 26, 2016 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 142.8624° East, 41.184° North, depth 46 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 134 km SSE of Shizunai, Japan.
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