A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NE of Hasaki, Japan (68 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 02:26:02 / September 23, 2016 @ 2:26 am. Id of earthquake: us10006ru4. Event ids that are associated: us10006ru4. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:26:02 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.8226° East, 36.3052° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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