A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km E of Mutsu, Japan (63 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 142.439° East, latitude 41.2382° North, depth = 43.89 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 13:25:58 / September 11, 2018 @ 1:25 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 43.89 km (27 miles). Event id: us2000hclq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hclq. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:25:58 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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