A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 145 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (90 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.04 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 22.04 km, 143.515° East, 40.1622° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g3y1. Id of event: us1000g3y1. Global time and date of event 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 22:50:08 / August 5, 2018 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:50:08 / 8:50 am (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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 145 km ENE of Miyako, Japan.
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