A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 149 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.747° East, 34.4988° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:33 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 00:14:33 / September 23, 2016 @ 12:14 am. Event id: us10006rte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rte. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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