A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan (90 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 21:29:18 / September 26, 2016 @ 9:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:29:18 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006syy. Event ids that are associated: us10006syy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 141.7197° East, latitude 34.538° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 145 km ESE of Katsuura, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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