A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (78 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.82 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:16:08 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006plg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006plg. Exact location of event, depth 29.82 km, 141.4813° East, 34.5466° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 20:16:08 / September 14, 2016 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 126 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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