A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 153 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (95 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:47:57 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 20:47:57 / September 6, 2016 @ 8:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006min. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006min. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.7921 East, latitude 34.502 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 153 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan.
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