A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km NNW of Naze, Japan (100 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a7f4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7f4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 20:16:12 / August 11, 2017 @ 8:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.57 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.0154 East, latitude 29.7612 North, depth = 203.57 km. The temblor was reported at 05:16:12 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter).
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 struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 161 km NNW of Naze, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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