A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 171 km E of Nago, Japan (106 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 14:57:27 / September 20, 2018 @ 2:57 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.85 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000hhlf. Event ids that are associated: us2000hhlf. Exact location of event, longitude 129.6894 East, latitude 26.7355 North, depth = 16.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:57:27 / 11:57 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 fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 171 km E of Nago, Japan.
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