A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 144 km N of Nago, Japan (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.81 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007v7r. Event ids that are associated: us10007v7r. Exact location, longitude 128.0257° East, latitude 27.8943° North, depth = 34.81 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 09:50:19 / January 7, 2017 @ 9:50 am. The temblor was reported at 18:50:19 / 6:50 pm (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km N of Nago, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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