A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km E of Nago, Japan (104 miles) on Saturday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:38:38 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.6497° East, latitude 26.778° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 05:38:38 / September 15, 2018 @ 5:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hf10. Event ids that are associated: us2000hf10.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 167 km E of Nago, Japan.
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