A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 139 km NE of Naze, Japan (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 14:09:17 / November 16, 2016 @ 2:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100078uu. Event ids that are associated: us100078uu. The temblor was reported at 23:09:17 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.5486 East, latitude 29.206 North, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 139 km NE of Naze, Japan.
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