A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 227 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan (141 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 temblor was picked up at 23:58:39 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hic8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hic8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.464 East, latitude 24.1515 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 13:58:39 / September 16, 2018 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 227 km ESE of Iwo Jima, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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