A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 146 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (91 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006s3q. Id of event: us10006s3q. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.23 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.7588° East, 34.5738° North, depth 22.23 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 20:26:24 / September 23, 2016 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:26:24 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 146 km ESE of Ohara, Japan.
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