A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 158 km E of Nago, Japan (98 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.22 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:31 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.561° East, 26.7254° North, depth 29.22 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hexr. Unique identifier: us2000hexr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 01:48:31 / September 15, 2018 @ 1:48 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 158 km E of Nago, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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