A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km ENE of Miyako, Japan (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.1433 East, latitude 39.8886 North, depth = 33.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.37 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000hhga. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhga. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 07:44:26 / September 20, 2018 @ 7:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:26 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. 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: 105 km ENE of Miyako, Japan.
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