A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km NW of Ishikawa, Japan (81 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 145 km, 126.7623° East, 27.1405° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcjq. Id of event: us2000hcjq. Global time and date of event 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 06:51:06 / September 2, 2018 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:51:06 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145 km (90 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km NW of Ishikawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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