A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan (66 miles) on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:30 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ciup. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ciup. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/18 / 2018-01-12 12:56:30 / January 12, 2018 @ 12:56 pm. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.9818° East, latitude 27.7786° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NE of Chichi-shima, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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