A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 161 km E of Nago, Japan (100 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 129.5925° East, 26.6589° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 09:47:38 / September 15, 2018 @ 9:47 am. The temblor was detected at 18:47:38 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hi9z. Id of event: us2000hi9z.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 161 km E of Nago, Japan.
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