A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 144 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (89 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006rxi. Event ids that are associated: us10006rxi. Exact location of earthquake, 141.7766° East, 34.6262° North, depth 12.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:27:02 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.14 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 10:27:02 / September 23, 2016 @ 10:27 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km ESE of Ohara, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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