A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Ishigaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 00:45:25 / September 12, 2018 @ 12:45 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:45:25 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhkc. Unique identifier: us2000hhkc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.57 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.6824 East, latitude 24.1454 North, depth = 23.57 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km WSW of Ishigaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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