A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Nago in Japan on Monday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:21:26 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.52 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d3bv. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3bv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 10:21:26 / March 12, 2018 @ 10:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.4475 East, latitude 27.1306 North, depth = 52.52 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Nago (c. 59 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishikawa, Nago.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km NE of Nago, Japan.
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