A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 135 km ENE of Hirara, Japan (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:06:39 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007632. Event ids that are associated: us10007632. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.5 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.5346° East, latitude 25.2341° North, depth = 69.5 km. Global time and date of event 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 07:06:39 / November 1, 2016 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 135 km ENE of Hirara, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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