A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 152 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (94 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rpd. Unique identifier: us10006rpd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.9 km (15 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:20:35 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 16:20:35 / September 22, 2016 @ 4:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 141.7379° East, 34.4362° North, depth 23.9 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 152 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan.
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