A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SW of Chichi-shima, Japan (80 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 12:40:22 / November 26, 2016 @ 12:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.1888 East, latitude 26.3779 North, depth = 89.97 km. Event id: us10007ck1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ck1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.97 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:40:22 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 128 km SW of Chichi-shima, Japan.
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