A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km E of Nago, Japan (103 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 04:52:47 / September 15, 2018 @ 4:52 am. Exact location, longitude 129.6351° East, latitude 26.6452° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:52:47 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hf0x. Event ids that are associated: us2000hf0x.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 165 km E of Nago, Japan.
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