A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km E of Yamada, Japan (82 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:45 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.4791° East, latitude 39.3602° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 11:33:45 / October 13, 2018 @ 11:33 am. Id of earthquake: us1000hdx0. Event ids that are associated: us1000hdx0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 132 km E of Yamada, Japan.
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