A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 102 km E of Iwaki, Japan (63 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.22 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0324 East, latitude 37.0069 North, depth = 18.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007766. Event ids that are associated: us10007766. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 22:43:22 / November 12, 2016 @ 10:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:43:22 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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 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: 102 km E of Iwaki, Japan.
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