A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 190 km E of Nago, Japan (118 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:07:44 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 05:07:44 / September 15, 2018 @ 5:07 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hiaw. Id of event: us2000hiaw. Exact location, longitude 129.8862° East, latitude 26.5723° North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 190 km E of Nago, Japan.
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