A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km E of Nago, Japan (99 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hia4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hia4. The temblor was detected at 14:07:20 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.5875 East, latitude 26.707 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 05:07:20 / September 15, 2018 @ 5:07 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 160 km E of Nago, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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