A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 132 km ESE of Ohara, Japan (82 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:22:25 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006tc0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006tc0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 19:22:25 / September 27, 2016 @ 7:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 24.4 km, 141.6299° East, 34.6403° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 132 km ESE of Ohara, Japan.
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