A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:30 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000haeg. Unique identifier: us2000haeg. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.46 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 144.455° East, latitude 36.9765° North, depth = 35.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 06:02:30 / August 31, 2018 @ 6:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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