A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 151 km SE of Hasaki, Japan (94 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:26:33 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.9141° East, 34.6929° North. Id of earthquake: us20007c7b. Event ids that are associated: us20007c7b. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/16 / 2016-10-05 21:26:33 / October 5, 2016 @ 9:26 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 151 km SE of Hasaki, Japan.
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