A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 167 km E of Nago, Japan (104 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:06:02 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 129.6555 East, latitude 26.7164 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hhxa. Id of event: us2000hhxa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 23:06:02 / September 20, 2018 @ 11:06 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 167 km E of Nago, Japan.
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